US: /ˈɹɛnt/
UK: /ɹˈɛnt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

rent /rent/
  • danh từ
    • chỗ rách (ở quần áo); kẽ hở (ở đám mây); khe lá
    • chỗ nẻ, kẽ nứt (ở mặt đất), khe núi
    • (nghĩa bóng) sự phân ly, sự chia rẽ (trong một đảng...)
    • danh từ
      • tiền thuê (nhà, đất); tô
        • rent in kind: tô bằng hiện vật
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sự thuê
      • (từ lóng) sự cướp bóc, sự cướp đoạt
      • ngoại động từ
        • cho thuê (nhà, đất); cho cấy thu tô (ruộng đất)
          • to rent a house to someone: cho ai thuê nhà
        • thuê (nhà, đất); cày nộp tô (ruộng đất)
          • lost of poor peasant had to rent land: nhiều nông dân nghèo trước đây phải cày ruộng nộp tô
        • bắt giả tiền thuế, bắt nộp tô
          • to rent one's tenant high: bắt người thuê giá tiền thuê cao
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) cho thuê (cái gì)
        • nội động từ
          • (được) cho thuê
            • this building rents at 1,000d a year: toà nhà này cho thuê với giá 1 000 đồng một năm
        • thời quá khứ & động tính từ quá khứ của rend

        Advanced English dictionary

        noun, verb-see also REND v.
        + noun
        1 [U, C] an amount of money that you regularly pay so that you can use a house, etc: How much rent do you pay for this place? + The landlord has put the rent up again. + a month's rent in advance + a high / low / fair rent + (BrE) a rent book (= used to record payments of rent)
        Compare: HIRE n.
        2 [U, C] (especially AmE) = RENTAL (1)
        3 [C] a torn place in a piece of material or clothing
        Idioms: for rent (especially AmE) (especially on printed signs) available to rent
        + verb
        1 ~ sth (from sb) to regularly pay money to sb so that you can use sth that they own, such as a house, some land, a machine, etc: [VN] to live in rented accommodation / housing / property + Who do you rent the land from? + In the long run, it works out more expensive to rent a television than to buy one. [also V]
        2 ~ sth (out) (to sb) to allow sb to use sth that you own such as a house or some land in exchange for regular payments: [VN] He rents rooms in his house to students. + The land is rented out to other farmers. + She agreed to rent the room to me. + [VNN] She agreed to rent me the room.
        3 [VN] (especially AmE) to pay money to sb so that you can use sth for a short period of time: We rented a car for the week and explored the area. + Shall we rent a movie this evening? + We rented a villa in Spain last summer.
        Compare: HIRE v. (1)
        4 [V] (AmE) to be available for sb to use if they pay a particular amount of money: The apartment rents for $500 a month.
        rent / hire / let
        You can hire something for a short period of time (BrE only), but rent something for a longer period: We can hire bikes for a day to explore the town. + We don't own our TV, we rent it.
        In AmE, rent is always used. It is sometimes now used in BrE instead of hire, too.
        The owners of property can hire it out for a short period (BrE): Do you hire out bikes? Or they can rent (out) / let (out) a building, etc:
        We rent out rooms in our house to students.

        Outside a building you could see: To let (BrE) + For rent (especially AmE).
        To hire can also mean to employ somebody, especially in AmE: We hired a new secretary.
        See also - LEASE v.
        The amount of money that you pay to rent something is rent or rental (more formal). When you hire something you pay a hire charge (BrE).On a sign outside a shop you might see: Bikes for hire (BrE).
        See also - LET, LEASE, HIRE n.combining form
        (informal, often humorous) (in nouns and adjectives) showing that the thing mentioned can be hired/rented: rent-a-car + rent-a-crowd

        Thesaurus dictionary

        1 let (out), lease, hire (out), charter (out), farm out:
        Eric owns a three-bedroom house that he rents out. I should like to rent a yacht for a cruise this summer.
        2 rental, hire, lease, fee:
        The rent comes to about a quarter of my salary.
        tear, rip, split, gash, slash, hole, slit:
        The skirt has a six-inch rent in it.

        Collocation dictionary


        exorbitant, high
        The tenants were not prepared to pay the higher rents demanded.
        | affordable, low | nominal, peppercorn | fair | reduced | increased | rising
        Discontent resulted from sharply rising rents.
        | fixed | annual, monthly, weekly | initial
        The initial rent will be reviewed annually.
        | back, outstanding, unpaid | farm, ground, house/housing, land, office

        VERB + RENT

        pay | afford
        He couldn't afford the rent by himself.
        | be/fall behind with, owe
        You put your tenancy at risk if you fall behind with the rent.
        | charge
        The rent charged depends largely on the size and locality of the flat.
        | collect
        The landlord came around to collect the month's rent.
        | receive
        The council receives rent on local property that it owns.
        | fix
        The rent will be fixed at 18% of the market value of the property.
        | increase, push up, put up, raise
        The large stores have pushed up the rents in the area. The new lease will put her rent up to £200 a week.
        | calculate, determine

        RENT + VERB

        be/fall due, be payable
        The rent will fall due on the last day of the quarter.
        | go up, increase, rise
        Their rent has increased from £5,200 to £8,600 a year.
        | fall

        RENT + NOUN

        money, payment | arrears | level
        They took the landlord to court over increasing rent levels.
        | increase, rise | review | allowance, rebate, subsidy | control | collection | strike | man
        Thousands try to avoid the rent man so they can have more cash to spend.


        in ~
        The company has paid out a lot of money in rent.
        | ~ for
        The rent for the four-roomed house is affordable.
        | ~ from
        They earned rent from their property in London.
        | ~ on
        the rent on a factory


        arrears of rent
        to be liable for arrears of rent
        | a month's/week's/year's rent, the non-payment/payment of rent
        The movement advocated the non-payment of rent and taxes.

        Concise English dictionary

        +a regular payment by a tenant to a landlord for use of some property
        +an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
        +the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
        +the act of rending or ripping or splitting something
        +let for money
        +grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
        +engage for service under a term of contract
        +hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services

        +tear or be torn violently