A tenant’s regular payment to a landlord for the use of property or land
A large tear in a piece of fabric
Past and past participle of rend.
Tear (something) into pieces
I can't afford to pay the rent
his knee poked through the rent in his trousers
Denoting availability for hire of a specified thing
The amount of rent which a tenant may reasonably be expected to pay for the use of specified land or property; specifically (in the United Kingdom) that officially determined and registered by a rent office for a particular tenancy.
In Anglo-Saxon and feudal times, rent in the form of specified quantities and types of food payable to a lord by a tenant or vassal.
(Chiefly in Ireland) rent payable to a freeholder.
(Of a property) let at a high rent.
= church rent; usually in plural.
Rent which is, or is to be, paid out, especially as deducted from or opposed to income or rent received; (originally) specifically a rent paid by the lord of a manor to his feudal superiors, as opposed to the rent collected from his tenants.
To let or lease (land, etc.) at too high a rent; to charge (a tenant) too high a rent. Also (occasionally) without object.
A rent paid for the exclusive use of a particular pew or seat in a church or chapel.
A hire car.
A rent reserved by deed in favour of some person, originally one without incidents of tenure (such as fealty or relief or wardship) arising from it; (in later use, from the 16th cent.) one without a clause of distress in case of arrears.
Rent paid by a subtenant.
Of a tenant: to let (land or property) to a subtenant, to sublet.
(Of a property) costing relatively little to rent
A rent, typically a small one, paid by a freeholder or copyholder in lieu of services which might be required of them
An extortionate or very high rent
Available to be rented
A young male prostitute
With exemption from rent
A register of a landlord’s lands and buildings with the rents due from them
(Especially in the border regions of Ireland and Scotland) a payment or tribute exacted in return for protection from plunder.
A payment exacted by the Church; such a payment as a source or item of church revenue; usually in plural.
(In Scotland and Ireland) rent payable to the (Scottish or English) Crown.
Rent paid to a landlord on or for a house, apartment, etc.
Rent paid in money.
Rent paid in addition to service, as opposed to rent in chief, or quit-rent; the system of charging such a rent.
= pound rate.
A rent, or that part of a rent, which constitutes a profit to a landlord, especially one acquired by subletting a property.
Subjected to the payment of a very high or extortionate rent.
A person who imposes a rack rent on someone.
A person who engages in rent-seeking.
A refusal to pay rent, usually by a number of people as an organized protest.
= quit-rent; specifically (in Devon and Cornwall) a rent or duty of eight pence a year payable by every tin miner to the Duke of Cornwall.
Rent paid under the terms of a lease by the owner of a building to the owner of the land on which it is built
The amount of rent that can be expected for the use of a property, in comparison with similar properties in the same area
A party held to raise money to pay rent by charging guests for attendance
A circular or octagonal office table of a kind made in the 18th century
Rent payable for prairie land, based on the value of the land in its original uncultivated state.
A security guard, especially one hired to provide security for a particular event or situation.
A person who receives or benefits from a rentcharge.
Government control and regulation of the amounts charged for rented housing
A person who collects rents for or on behalf of another; a rent-collector.
The subjecting of a person to the payment of a very high or extortionate rent.
That subjects a person to the payment of a very high or extortionate rent.