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rent

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rent

  1. 1 a long deep cut <getting her skirt caught on a nail resulted in a four-inch rent that she couldn't possibly repair> Synonyms incision, laceration, gash, rip, slash, slit, tearRelated Words abrasion, score, scrape, scratch; injury, wound; crack, fracture, rupture, snag

  2. 2 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, break, discontinuity, gulf, hiatus, hole, interstice, interval, opening, gap, rift, separation, voidRelated Words chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, fissure; notch, slit, slot, split; interspace, pore; abyss, aperture, cavity, chasm, gape, orifice; fracture, rupture, severance, sundering




rent

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rent

  1. 1 to give the possession and use of (something) in return for periodic payment <we rented the apartment to a college student for $500 a month> Synonyms lease, let [chiefly British] Related Words charter, engage, hire; lodge; sublease, sublet; rack-rent

  2. 2 to take or get the temporary use of (something) for a set sum <will need to rent a car while we're in Europe> Synonyms charter, engage, lease, hireRelated Words sublease, sublet; check out; arrange (for), bespeak, book, contract (for), order, reserve, sign up (for)





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