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Etymology 1

Old French rente, from Vulgar Latin rendere (to render).

Noun

Singular
rent

Plural
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rent ({{{1}}})
  1. A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.
  2. A similar payment for the use of equipment or a service.
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Verb

Infinitive
to rent

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to rent (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To occupy premises in exchange for rent.
  2. (transitive) To grant occupation in return for rent.
Translations

Etymology 2

Middle English renten (to tear). Variant form of renden.

Noun

Singular
rent

Plural
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rent ({{{1}}})
  1. A tear or rip in some surface.
  2. A division or schism between two things.
Translations

Verb

rent

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of rend.

Dutch

Verb

rent

  1. third-person singular present tense of rennen



Swedish

Adjective

rent

  1. see ren

Adverb

rent

  1. cleanly
  2. purely

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