1. [ verb ] (housing) let for money
Synonyms: rent

"We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"

Related terms: contract rent leaseholder renter
2. [ noun ] (law,writing,business) a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment
Related terms: contract rent
3. [ noun ] property that is leased or rented out or let
Synonyms: letting rental
Related terms: property car_rental sublease
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10744
5. [ verb ] (business) grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
Synonyms: rent let

"I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"

Related terms: give sublet hire_out rent letter lessor
6. [ verb ] engage in a commercial transaction
Synonyms: take rent engage charter hire

"We took an apartment on a quiet street" "Let's rent a car" "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"

Related terms: get charter rental
7. [ verb ] hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
Synonyms: hire charter rent
Related terms: contract rent tenant charter
8. [ noun ] the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
Synonyms: term_of_a_contract
Related terms: time_period rent
Similar spelling:   Leas