Definition of rent:

part of speech: noun

A tear; an opening caused by a forcible division.

part of speech: verb

To hold or occupy by the payment of a yearly sum; to lease or let for an annual payment.

part of speech: noun

Yearly income; annual payment; the yearly sum paid by an occupier or lessee to a proprietor.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Did rend.

part of speech: past participle

Of rend, which see.

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