renting

present participle of rent
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as in leasing
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

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as in hiring
to take or get the temporary use of (something) for a set sum will need to rent a car while we're in Europe

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“Renting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/renting. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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