Rented vs Rentee - What's the difference?

rented | rentee |

As a verb rented

is (rent).

As a noun rentee is

one who rents (property, etc).




  • (rent)
  • Anagrams




    Etymology 1

    (etyl) rente, from .


    (en noun)
  • A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.
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  • A similar payment for the use of equipment or a service.
  • (economics) A profit from possession of a valuable right, as a restricted license to engage in a trade or business.
  • An object for which rent is charged or paid.
  • (obsolete) income; revenue
  • * Gower
  • [Bacchus] a waster was and all his rent / In wine and bordel he dispent.
  • * (Alexander Pope)
  • So bought an annual rent or two, / And liv'd, just as you see I do.
    Derived terms
    * rental * renting * rent strike


    (en verb)
  • To occupy premises in exchange for rent.
  • To grant occupation in return for rent.
  • To obtain or have temporary possession of an object (e.g. a movie) in exchange for money.
  • To be leased or let for rent.
  • The house rents for five hundred dollars a month.

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) . Variant form of renden.


    (en noun)
  • A tear or rip in some surface.
  • * 1913 ,
  • The brown paint on the door was so old that the naked wood showed between the rents .
  • A division or schism.
  • Verb

  • (rend)
  • rentee



    (en noun)
  • One who rents (property, etc.).