• WordNet 3.6
    • n rente income from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments "his retirement fund was set up to be paid as an annuity"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A man, made poor by agricultural distress, selling something to a happy money lender in order to pay his rent A man, made poor by agricultural distress, selling something to a happy money lender in order to pay his rent
"Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces!" "Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces!"

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting advertising space on his cows.
    • n Rente räNt In France, interest payable by government on indebtedness; the bonds, shares, stocks, etc., which represent government indebtedness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In hotels in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, every room is required to have twin beds. And the beds must always be a minimum of two feet apart when a couple rents a room for only one night. And it's illegal to make love on the floor between the beds.
    • n rente Annual income; revenue; rent; interest; specifically, in the plural, rentes (or rentes sur Vétat), sums paid annually by a government as interest on public loans; hence, the bonds or stocks on which such interest is paid.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Salem, Massachesetts sleeping in the nude in a rented room is forbidden, even for married couples.
    • Rente (Fr.) annual income
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  • Michael Caine
    Michael Caine
    “First of all, I choose the great [roles], and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.”
  • Chungliang Al Huang
    Chungliang Al Huang
    “Many people treat their bodies as if they were rented from Hertz-something they are using to get around in but nothing they genuinely care about understanding.”
  • Robert Orben
    Robert Orben
    “More than ever before, Americans are suffering from back problems, back taxes, back rent, back auto payments.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Money can't buy happiness; it can, however, rent it.”
  • Shirley Anita Chisholm
    Shirley Anita Chisholm
    “Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.”
  • Marian Wright Edelman
    Marian Wright Edelman
    “Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Rent income
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. rente—L. reddita (pecunia), money paid—reddĕre, to pay.


In literature:

Apart from the rent of his organ, his expenses are slight.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
Tamiya will not rent it out.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
And there were the Parphens, of whom my grandfather rented his store.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
Her father had one cow of his own, and rented two others, for each of which he paid a Louis annually.
"Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808" by Lt-Col. Pinkney
What does a house from the letting of which I receive a rent?
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
He received rents in money and kind.
"An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England" by Edward Potts Cheyney
Have you any offices to rent in that building?
"The Boy from the Ranch" by Frank V. Webster
Rents in Ravensdale ten shillings; mountain land two shillings and sixpence to five shillings.
"A Tour in Ireland 1776-1779" by Arthur Young
You need the money, and you might hire another house, or pay rent for this.
"Chester Rand" by Horatio Alger, Jr
The idea of raising a rent was abominable to him.
"Cousin Henry" by Anthony Trollope
The employment of convicts entitled the company to remission of quit-rent; L16 annually each man.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
A number of rented houses also were visited.
"The Cost of Living Among Wage-Earners" by National Industrial Conference Board
It is only necessary to confiscate rent.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
They, it is true, were not generally biassed by having any interest in rents.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
Talbot found us a native hut in which were hammocks we could rent for the night.
"Gold" by Stewart White
The annual rent was one shilling per running foot after the expiration of forty-two years from June 10, 1794.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
It am diff'rent when I's a young'un dan now.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
The rent is nearly one-half higher near the top than it is on the street-level.
"The Children of the Poor" by Jacob A. Riis
This news seemed to make possible the recovery of rents due us in that city.
"The Red City" by S. Weir Mitchell
In Missouri the rent ceases, or if evicted of a part, he must pay rent on the remainder.
"Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman" by Albert Sidney Bolles

In poetry:

Leads them the way our Saviour went,
And shows Love's treasure yet unspent;
As when th' unclouded heavens were rent.
Opening His road,
Nor yet His Holy Spirit sent
To our abode.
"Sunday After Ascension" by John Keble
By the Rivers of Babylon we mournfully bent,
With "harps on the willows" and venture all rent,
For burdened by sorrow and saddened by pain,
We felt that we no more could strike them again.
""By the Rivers of Babylon"" by Mary Weston Fordham
Thou ask'st, my Friend, why starts th' unbidden tear,
Why from its prison bursts the labouring sigh,
Why the shrunk leaf that speaks the faded year,
Is gazed on with a cold indiff'rent eye ?
"To My Best Friend" by Laura Sophia Temple
Nothing is perfect; be content,--
Thank God it is no worse;
Creation pays a bitter rent
And sins beneath a curse;
Thank God for blessing still bestow'd,
And grace to lift guilt's crushing load.
"Detraction" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
When I view ev'ry eye beaming joy and content,
While with keen throbs of anguish my bosom is rent,
With mad'ning sensations I feel my heart burn,
And I sigh for that peace which can never return.
"On Hearing The Sound Of Music At A Distance" by Laura Sophia Temple
Blow! blow, thou weird wind, till the clouds be rent,
And starlight glimmer through the riven seams,
Scatter their darkness like the mist of dreams,
Till all the fleeting, spectre-gloom be spent,
And the bright Future gem the firmament.
"Wind" by Walter Richard Cassels

In news:

Christchurch 's small businesses fear they may be pushed out of the central city when the rebuild is complete, as rents are likely to go up by about 25 per cent.
Area farmers reap rent, utilities add power sources.
GREENSBORO — To buy or to rent.
A designer shares his lessons on solving high rent and tight space with a little modern feng shui.
I would like to address the person(s) who feel they need to cut the custodial staff from the Lake Orion schools and replace them with cheaper rent-a- custodian .
Artists independantly rent motel rooms throughout downtown Reno to showcase their art.
On the first day of the month rent is due in advance in full for most renters, even if they rent an apartment, retail store or office space.
Drummer Jack Antonoff's sister opens up about 'Rent' and middle school exams.
Rapp on 'Rent,' ' Dazed ' and Warhol.
A great way to see a lot of the attractions in Israel is to rent a car.
Julien's Auctions, the company that is auctioning off items from Michael Jackson's rented Beverly Hills mansion, have removed Michael Jackson's headboard from the list of items up for sale.
Janet Portman Rent It Right.
After weeks of trying to get our landlord to make a repair to the roof, we decided to withhold rent.
But then he served us with a rent increase.
MORIAH — Moriah and Port Henry are going after property owners who rent substandard housing to low-income tenants.

In science:

In the above, τj = iJ ⊥j (s+ rent operator on link j that transfers one unit of the sz from one site to the next.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
This “dark-cur rent ” signal needs to be subtracted from any observation of the sky.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Finally, let |∼ be the preferential consequence relation de fined by the cohe rent choice function µR .
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
Let |∼ be the preferential consequence relation de fined by the cohe rent choice function µR .
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
The first is similar in spirit (though diffe rent in detail) to the original proof of [Sch1].
Generalized Property R and the Schoenflies Conjecture
MHD calculations (Sulem et al. rent sheets suppressed trends towards singularities.
Computational Euler History
Further, w e provide a formal de finition of each phase transition in terms of diffe rent notions of correlation between distinct variables in the problem.
Gibbs States and the Set of Solutions of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems
While they prove vanishing of Ext1 for modules with different spectral characters (See Section 4 for the definition of spectral characters), we show a slightly diffe rent statement.
Extensions between finite-dimensional simple modules over a generalized current Lie algebra
The error terms in (10) and (11) can be further refined, but we content ourselves with the cur rent forms for simplicity.
Multivariate records based on dominance
FFE assumes that plas ma is streaming solely along the magnetic field lines and such layers thus become cur rent sheets.
Transition from regular to chaotic motion in black hole magnetospheres
In addition, we define the following indicator variable to account for renting files.
Caching with rental cost and zapping
In this case, RentalPagingCILP does work on both cache-size constraints and rent-evict constraints, and thus, the algorithm is k-competitive.
Caching with rental cost and zapping
As a future work, we plan to improve the modeling of the DVB-RCS2 system in order to lead extensive studies of the global performance (tolerance to network load variations, transmission delay, size of the transfered files) when diffe rent access methods are introduced.
On the benefits of random access methods on TCP performance over DVB-RCS2
Such a low rotation rate means it will take each subbeam 11P1 to move to the cur rent position of its neighbour.
Radio Pulsars
Why the pulsar would flicker on a timescale of seconds, for 10 seconds in total, as it does in PSR B0818−13 remains unclear; we have not been able to explain this behaviour with any cur rent pulsar theory.
Radio Pulsars