An example of rent is what you pay to your landlord to live in your apartment.
An example of rent is when you pay to live in an apartment owned by someone else.
Rents out TV sets.
The cottage rents for $1,200 a month.
So bought an annual rent or two, / And liv'd, just as you see I do.
- Available for use or service in return for payment.
- available to be rented
Origin of rent
- Middle English rente from Old French from Vulgar Latin rendita from feminine past participle of *rendere to yield, return render
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old French rente, from Vulgar Latin rendere (“to render").
- Middle English renten (“to tear"). Variant form of renden.