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Part of speech: Past tense

Of rend.

Part of speech: Past participle

A tear; a hole or slit made by rending or tearing, especially in cloth; payment at stated times for the use of property.

Part of speech: Noun

To hold in possession by paying for at stated times; hire; as, to rent a house from an owner; to give possession of, in return for regular stated payments; lease; as, to rent a house to a tenant.

Part of speech: Verb

Be leased or let; as, the house rents for $ 1, 000.

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