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rental

[ren-tl] /ˈrɛn tl/
noun
1.
an amount received or paid as rent.
2.
the act of renting.
3.
an apartment, house, car, etc., offered or given for rent.
4.
an income arising from rents received.
5.
a rent-roll.
adjective
6.
of or pertaining to rent.
7.
available for rent.
8.
engaged in the business of providing rentals:
a rental agency.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English < Anglo-Latin rentāle. See rent1, -al2
Related forms
prerental, noun
rerental, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for re rental

rental

/ˈrɛntəl/
noun
1.
  1. the amount paid by a tenant as rent
  2. the amount paid by a user for the use of property: telephone rental
  3. an income derived from rents received
2.
property available for renting
3.
a less common name for rent-roll
adjective
4.
of or relating to rent or renting
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Word Origin and History for re rental

rental

n.

mid-14c., "rent roll;" late 14c., "income from rents," from Anglo-French rental, Medieval Latin rentale; see rent (n.1) + -al (2). Meaning "amount charged for rent" is from 1630s; that of "a car or house let for rent" is from 1952, American English.

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