rent-a-car


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rent-a-car

(rĕnt′ə-kär′)
n.
1. A rented car.
2. An agency that offers cars and vans for rent.

rent-a-car

n
(Commerce) informal another name for rental car

rent′-a-car`



n.
1. a company that rents cars.
2. a car rented.
[1930–1935]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rent-a-car - a rented carrent-a-car - a rented car; "she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel"
lease, letting, rental - property that is leased or rented out or let
Translations

rent-a-car

n (esp US)
(also rent-a-car company or service)Autoverleih m
(= hired car)Leih- or Mietwagen m

rent1

(rent) noun
money paid, usually regularly, for the use of a house, shop, land etc which belongs to someone else. The rent for this flat is $50 a week.
verb
to pay or receive rent for the use of a house, shop, land etc. We rent this flat from Mr Smith; Mr Smith rents this flat to us.
ˈrental noun
1. money paid as rent. car rental.
2. the act of renting. The rental in this area is high.
rentˈ-a-car noun
1. a company that rents cars.
2. a car rented.
ˌrent-ˈfree adverb
without payment of rent. He lives there rent-free.
adjective
for which rent does not need to be paid. a rent-free flat.
rent out
to allow people to use (a house etc which one owns) in exchange for money.

see also let.
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