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rents

noun
plural of rent

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a long deep cut
  • getting her skirt caught on a nail resulted in a four-inch rent that she couldn't possibly repair

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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

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rents

verb
present tense third-person singular of rent

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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

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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

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“Rents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rents. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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