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Is rent a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word rent is a Scrabble US word. The word rent is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is rent a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word rent is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

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You can make 14 words from 'rent' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'rent'

RENT 4TERN 4

3 letters words from 'rent'

ERN 3NET 3
REN 3RET 3
TEN 3 

2 letters words from 'rent'

EN 2ER 2
ET 2NE 2
RE 2TE 2

All 4 letters words made out of rent

rent ernt rnet nret enrt nert retn ertn rten tren etrn tern rnte nrte rtne trne ntre tnre entr netr etnr tenr nter tner

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word rent. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in rent.

Definitions and meaning of rent

rent

Pronunciation

  • enPR: rĕnt, IPA(key): /ɹɛnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Etymology 1

From Middle English rent, rente, from Old English renta, from Old French rente and Medieval Latin renta, both from Vulgar Latin *rendere, from Latin reddere, present active infinitive of reddō.

Noun

rent (countable and uncountable, plural rents)

  1. A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.
    I am asking £100 a week rent.
  2. A similar payment for the use of equipment or a service.
  3. (economics) A profit from possession of a valuable right, as a restricted license to engage in a trade or business.
  4. An object for which rent is charged or paid.
  5. (obsolete) Income; revenue.
    • [Bacchus] a wastor was and all his rent / In wine and bordel he dispent.
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Finnish: ränttü
Translations

Verb

rent (third-person singular simple present rents, present participle renting, simple past and past participle rented)

  1. (transitive) To occupy premises in exchange for rent.
  2. (transitive) To grant occupation in return for rent.
  3. (transitive) To obtain or have temporary possession of an object (e.g. a movie) in exchange for money.
  4. (intransitive) To be leased or let for rent.
Translations
See also
  • hire

Etymology 2

From Middle English renten (to tear). Variant form of renden.

Noun

rent (plural rents)

  1. A tear or rip in some surface.
    • 1913, D.H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, chapter 10
      The brown paint on the door was so old that the naked wood showed between the rents.
  2. A division or schism.
    • 2002, Michael B. Oren, Six Days of War: June 1967:
      [] the White House was considering sending Vice President Humphrey to Cairo to patch up the many rents in U.S.—Egyptian relations.
Translations

Verb

rent

  1. simple past tense and past participle of rend

Adjective

rent (comparative more rent, superlative most rent)

  1. That has been torn or rent; ripped; torn.

Anagrams

  • tern, tren

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /reːˀnt/, [ˈʁæˀnd̥]

Adjective

rent

  1. neuter singular of ren

Adverb

rent

  1. purely (morally)
  2. purely (excluding other possibility)
  3. quite, completely

Derived terms

  • gøre rent (to clean)
  • rent ud (point-blank)

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛnt
  • IPA(key): /rɛnt/

Verb

rent

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of rennen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of rennen

Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

rent

  1. neuter singular of ren

Adverb

rent

  1. purely

Verb

rent

  1. past participle of renne

References

  • “ren” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

rent

  1. past participle of renna

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /reːnt/

Adjective

rent

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of ren.

Adverb

rent (comparative renare, superlative renast)

  1. cleanly
  2. purely

Source: wiktionary.org
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