• Renting Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rent
• Rent Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Loosely, a return or profit from a differential advantage for production, as in case of income or earnings due to rare natural gifts creating a natural monopoly.
- (n.) That portion of the produce of the earth paid to the landlord for the use of the "original and indestructible powers of the soil;" the excess of the return from a given piece of cultivated land over that from land of equal area at the "margin of cultivation." Called also economic, / Ricardian, rent. Economic rent is due partly to differences of productivity, but chiefly to advantages of location; it is equivalent to ordinary or commercial rent less interest on improvements, and nearly equivalent to ground rent.
- (n.) A certain periodical profit, whether in money, provisions, chattels, or labor, issuing out of lands and tenements in payment for the use; commonly, a certain pecuniary sum agreed upon between a tenant and his landlord, paid at fixed intervals by the lessee to the lessor, for the use of land or its appendages; as, rent for a farm, a house, a park, etc.
- (v. i.) To rant.
- (v. i.) To be leased, or let for rent; as, an estate rents for five hundred dollars a year.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Rend
- (n.) An opening made by rending; a break or breach made by force; a tear.
- (n.) Pay; reward; share; toll.
- (n.) To take and hold under an agreement to pay rent; as, the tennant rents an estate of the owner.
- (n.) Figuratively, a schism; a rupture of harmony; a separation; as, a rent in the church.
- () imp. & p. p. of Rend.
- (v. t.) To tear. See Rend.
- (n.) To grant the possession and enjoyment of, for a rent; to lease; as, the owwner of an estate or house rents it.
- (n.) Income; revenue. See Catel.
• Rente Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) In France, interest payable by government on indebtedness; the bonds, shares, stocks, etc., which represent government indebtedness.