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- rentier - A person who makes income from rent.
- disposable income, discretionary income - Disposable income is money you have left after paying taxes; discretionary income is money left over after paying for rent, food, utilities, and life's other necessities.
- farm - Comes from medieval Latin firma, "fixed annual payment or rent."
- ablocate - To rent or rent out.
hire rent let
If you pay a sum of money in order to use something for a short period of time, you can say that you hire it or rent it. Hire is more common in British English and rent is more common in American English.
If you make a series of payments in order to use something for a long period, you say that you rent it. You do not usually say that you 'hire' it.
If you hire something from someone, you can say that they hire it out to you.
If you rent something from someone, you can say that they rent it out to you.
This usage is more common in British English than American English. The usual American terms are rent and rent out.
Past participle: rented
|Noun||1.||rent - a payment or series of payments made by the lessee to an owner for use of some property, facility, equipment, or service|
annuity in advance - an annuity paid in a series of more or less equal payments at the beginning of equally spaced periods; "rent payable in advance constitutes an annuity in advance for the landlord"
ground rent - payment for the right to occupy and improve a piece of land
peppercorn rent - very low or nominal rent
rack rent - an extortionate rent
|2.||rent - an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"|
|3.||rent - the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions|
|4.||rent - the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"|
tear - the act of tearing; "he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"
|Verb||1.||rent - let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"|
|2.||rent - grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"|
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
sublease, sublet - lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person; "We sublet our apartment over the summer"
|3.||rent - 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 - hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services|
we pay £350 in rent → pagamos 350 libras de alquiler
to build flats for rent → construir pisos para alquilarlos
"for rent" (US) → se alquila
to rent a flat from sb → alquilar un piso a algn, arrendar un departamento a algn (LAm)
to rent a house (out) to sb → alquilar una casa a algn
it is rented out at £400 a week → está alquilado a 400 libras por semana
rent boy N → chapero m
rent collector N → recaudador(a) m/f de alquileres
rent control N → control m de alquileres
rent rebate N → devolución f de alquiler
rent roll N → lista f de alquileres, total m de ingresos por alquileres
40% of his income goes on rent → 40% de ses revenus vont dans le loyer.
to pay the rent → payer le loyer
He was evicted because he couldn't pay the rent → Il a été expulsé parce qu'il ne pouvait pas payer le loyer.
to put the rent up → augmenter le loyer
rent2 pret, ptp of rend
rent→ إيجار, يُؤَجِّرُ nájemné, pronajmout leje Miete, mieten ενοίκιο, νοικιάζω arrendar, arriendo vuokra, vuokrata louer, loyer najamnina, unajmiti affittare, affitto 賃貸する, 賃貸料 임대료, 임대하다 huren, huur leie czynsz, wynająć alugar, aluguel, aluguer арендная плата, арендовать hyra เช่า, ค่าเช่า kira, kiralamak thuê, tiền thuê 租借, 租金
- I want to rent a car (US)
I want to hire a car (UK)
- I'd like to rent ... (US)
I'd like to hire ... (UK)
- Where can I rent a sun umbrella? (US)
Where can I hire a sunshade? (UK)
- Do they rent out golf clubs? (US)
Do they hire out golf clubs? (UK)
- Can we rent skis here? (US)
Can we hire skis here? (UK)
- Do you rent out strollers? (US)
Do you hire push-chairs? (UK)