Synonyms of rent


1. rent, annuity in advance

usage: a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service

2. rip, rent, snag, split, tear, opening, gap

usage: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"

3. economic rent, rent, return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff

usage: the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions

4. rent, rip, split, tear

usage: the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"


1. rent, lease, contract, undertake

usage: let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"

2. lease, let, rent, give

usage: grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"

3. lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take, get, acquire

usage: engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"

4. rent, hire, charter, lease, contract, undertake

usage: hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services


1. rent, lease, contract, undertake

usage: tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"

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Definition and meaning of rent (Dictionary)