rent
rent 1 n
1 a: a return made by a tenant or occupant of real property to the owner for possession and use thereof; esp: a sum of money agreed upon between a landlord and tenant for the use of real property
b in the civil law of Louisiana: a contract by which one party conveys to another to hold as owner a tract of land or other immovable property in perpetuity in exchange for payment of an annual sum or quantity of fruits
c: the amount paid by a hirer of personal property to the owner for the use thereof
d: a royalty under a mineral lease
2: the portion of the income of an economy (as of a nation) attributable to land as a factor of production in addition to capital and labor
for rent: available for use or service in return for payment
rent 2 vt
1: to grant the possession and enjoyment of in exchange for rent
2: to take and hold under an agreement to pay rent
vi
1: to be for rent
2 a: to obtain use and possession of a place or property in exchange for rent
b: to allow the possession and use of property in exchange for rent
rent·er also ren·tor /'ren-tər/ n
rent·al 1 n
1: an amount paid or collected as rent
2: something that is rented
3: an act of renting
4: a business that rents something
rental 2 adj
1 a: of or relating to rent
b: available for rent
rent property
2: dealing in rental property
a rent agency

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

rent
I noun assessment, compensation, cost, fee, income, income from real estate, land revenue, merces, payment, proceeds, reditus, remuneration, rental, return, revenue associated concepts: action for rent, assignment of rent, ejectment, fair rent, fair rental value, holdover, month-to-month rental, prepayment of rent, reasonable rent, rent strike, rents and proceeds, security, suit for rent, tenancy by will, unaccrued rent II verb allow residency, allow the use of, charter, conducere, contract, demise, enjoy the use of premises, engage, give occupation, grant a lease, hire out, lease, lend, let, let out, locare, make available, sublease, sublet, subrent, take a lease, underlease, underlet, use premises associated concepts: option to rent III index charge (cost), lease, let (lease), rift (gap), schism, split, sublease, sublet

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


rent
n.
Money or another consideration paid to the owner of property or equipment for the right to use it.
v.
To pay for the use of something; to charge money in return for allowing someone to use one’s property.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


rent
the sum or amount agreed in the lease or tenancy agreement to be paid by the tenant to the landlord for exclusive possession of the property leased for the period of the lease.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


rent
Monetary amount a tenant pays a landlord (typically on a monthly basis) for occupying premises for a set period of time or an open-ended term.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


rent
n. Compensation (usually monetary) paid for the occupancy or use of (usually real) property.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

rent
   1) v. to hire an object or real property for a period of time (or for an open-ended term) for specified payments.
   2) n. the amount paid by the renter and received by the owner. Rent may be specified in a written lease, but also may be based on an oral agreement for either a short period or on a month-to-month basis in which the hiring may be terminated on a month's notice.
   See also: lease, month-to-month

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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