rent n

OFr < L. *rendita; see render, v.

  1. Lease; let money; monthly sum of money that a person pays to a property owner for housing.

rent [-s] v

see rent, n.

  1. Lease; occupy; inhabit; dwell in; lodge in; live in; reside in.
  2. Tear; split; burst; fracture; rupture; [fig.] exceed; surpass.