a long deep cut <getting her skirt caught on a nail resulted in a four-inch rent that she couldn't possibly repair>
an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge) <peered through the rent in the old garden wall for a glimpse of her mysterious new neighbor> Synonyms breach
Related Words chink
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up rent[noun]? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).