Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: rental
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ɛntəl]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rental
    Meaning: of or relating to rent; "rental agreement"; "rental charges"
  • Synonyms: rental
    Meaning: available to rent or lease; "a rental car"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rental, renting
    Meaning: the act of paying for the use of something (as an apartment or house or car)
  • Synonyms: lease, rental, letting
    Meaning: property that is leased or rented out or let
Usage examples
  • Rental is a collective term for a number of rents.
  • Many medieval estates were so tied up by legal conditions that they could not be sold outright; all that the owner could do was to sell or mortgage the annual rental.
  • The total yield of an estate was called its rental or rent-roll, and a list of the various sources of income, including all payments from tenants in money, produce or services, constituted its rental.
  • They hold that this is the only rightful source of public revenue, and they would therefore abolish all taxation--local, state and national--except a tax upon the rental value of land exclusive of its improvements, the revenue thus raised to be divided among local, state and general governments, as the revenue from certain direct taxes is now divided between local and state governments.