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Rent vs. Vent — What's the Difference?

Rent vs. Vent — What's the Difference?

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Rent

Payment, usually of an amount fixed by contract, made by a tenant at specified intervals in return for the right to occupy or use the property of another.
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Vent

Forceful expression or release of pent-up thoughts or feelings
Give vent to one's anger.
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Rent

A similar payment made for the use of a facility, equipment, or service provided by another.
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Vent

An opening permitting the escape of fumes, a liquid, a gas, or steam.
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Rent

The return derived from cultivated or improved land after deduction of all production costs.
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Vent

The small hole at the breech of a gun through which the charge is ignited.
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Rent

The difference between the price paid for use of a resource whose supply is inelastic and the minimum price at which that resource would still be provided. Also called economic rent.
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Vent

(Zoology) The excretory opening of the digestive tract in animals such as birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish.
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Rent

An opening made by rending; a rip.
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Vent

The opening of a volcano in the earth's crust.
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Rent

A breach of relations between persons or groups; a rift.
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Vent

An opening on the ocean floor that emits hot water and dissolved minerals.
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Rent

To obtain occupancy or use of (another's property) in return for regular payments.
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Vent

A slit in a garment, as in the back seam of a jacket.
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Rent

To grant temporary occupancy or use of (one's own property or a service) in return for regular payments
Rents out TV sets.
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Vent

To express (one's thoughts or feelings, for example), especially forcefully.
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Rent

To be for rent
The cottage rents for $1,200 a month.
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Vent

To release or discharge (steam, for example) through an opening.
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Rent

A past tense and a past participle of rend.
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Vent

To provide with a vent.
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Rent

A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.
I am asking £100 a week rent.
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Vent

To vent one's feelings or opinions
Sorry to go on like that, but I just had to vent.
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Rent

A similar payment for the use of a product, equipment or a service.
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Vent

To be released or discharged through an opening.
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Rent

(economics) A profit from possession of a valuable right, as a restricted license to engage in a trade or business.
A New York city taxicab license earns more than $10,000 a year in rent.
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Vent

To rise to the surface of water to breathe. Used of a marine mammal.
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Rent

An object for which rent is charged or paid.
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Vent

An opening through which gases, especially air, can pass.
The vent of a cask; the vent of a mould
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Rent

(obsolete) Income; revenue.
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Vent

A small aperture.
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Rent

A tear or rip in some surface.
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Vent

An opening in a volcano from which lava or gas flows.
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Rent

A division or schism.
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Vent

A rant; a long session of expressing verbal frustration.
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Rent

(transitive) To occupy premises in exchange for rent.
I rented a house from my friend's parents for a year.
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Vent

The excretory opening of lower orders of vertebrates.
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Rent

(transitive) To grant occupation in return for rent.
We rented our house to our son's friend for a year.
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Vent

A slit in the seam of a garment.
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Rent

(transitive) To obtain or have temporary possession of an object (e.g. a movie) in exchange for money.
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Vent

The opening at the breech of a firearm, through which fire is communicated to the powder of the charge.
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Rent

(intransitive) To be leased or let for rent.
The house rents for five hundred dollars a month.
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Vent

In steam boilers, a sectional area of the passage for gases divided by the length of the same passage in feet.
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Rent

Simple past tense and past participle of rend
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Vent

Opportunity of escape or passage from confinement or privacy; outlet.
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Rent

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

Emission; escape; passage to notice or expression; publication; utterance.
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Rent

To rant.
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Vent

Ventriloquism.
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Rent

To tear. See Rend.
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Vent

(obsolete) A baiting place; an inn.
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Rent

To grant the possession and enjoyment of, for a rent; to lease; as, the owwner of an estate or house rents it.
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Vent

Clipping of ventilationor ventilator.
I have adjusted the vent settings.
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Rent

To take and hold under an agreement to pay rent; as, the tennant rents an estate of the owner.
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Vent

(intransitive) To allow gases to escape.
The stove vents to the outside.
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Rent

To be leased, or let for rent; as, an estate rents for five hundred dollars a year.
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Vent

(transitive) To allow to escape through a vent.
Exhaust is vented to the outside.
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Rent

An opening made by rending; a break or breach made by force; a tear.
See what a rent the envious Casca made.
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Vent

To express a strong emotion.
He vents his anger violently.
Can we talk? I need to vent.
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Rent

Figuratively, a schism; a rupture of harmony; a separation; as, a rent in the church.
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Vent

To snuff; to breathe or puff out; to snort.
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Rent

Income; revenue. See Catel.
[Bacchus] a waster was and all his rentIn wine and bordel he dispent.
So bought an annual rent or two,And liv'd, just as you see I do.
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Vent

(transitive) To determine the sex of (a chick) by opening up the anal vent or cloaca.
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Rent

Pay; reward; share; toll.
Death, that taketh of high and low his rent.
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Vent

To sell; to vend.
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Rent

A certain periodical profit, whether in money, provisions, chattels, or labor, issuing out of lands and tenements in payment for the use; commonly, a certain pecuniary sum agreed upon between a tenant and his landlord, paid at fixed intervals by the lessee to the lessor, for the use of land or its appendages; as, rent for a farm, a house, a park, etc.
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Vent

To ventilate; to use a ventilator; to use ventilation.
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Rent

That portion of the produce of the earth paid to the landlord for the use of the "original and indestructible powers of the soil;" the excess of the return from a given piece of cultivated land over that from land of equal area at the "margin of cultivation." Called also economic rent, or Ricardian rent. Economic rent is due partly to differences of productivity, but chiefly to advantages of location; it is equivalent to ordinary or commercial rent less interest on improvements, and nearly equivalent to ground rent.
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Vent

Sale; opportunity to sell; market.
There is no vent for any commodity but of wool.
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Rent

A regular payment by a tenant to a landlord for use of some property
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Vent

A baiting place; an inn.
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Rent

An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart;
There was a rip in his pants
She had snags in her stockings
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Vent

A small aperture; a hole or passage for air or any fluid to escape; as, the vent of a cask; the vent of a mold; a volcanic vent.
Look, how thy wounds do bleed at many vents.
Long 't was doubtful, both so closely pent,Which first should issue from the narrow vent.
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Rent

The return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
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Vent

The anal opening of certain invertebrates and fishes; also, the external cloacal opening of reptiles, birds, amphibians, and many fishes.
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Rent

The act of rending or ripping or splitting something;
He gave the envelope a vigorous rip
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Vent

The opening at the breech of a firearm, through which fire is communicated to the powder of the charge; touchhole.
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Rent

Let for money;
We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad
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Vent

Fig.: Opportunity of escape or passage from confinement or privacy; outlet.
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Rent

Grant use or occupation of under a term of contract;
I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners
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Vent

Sectional area of the passage for gases divided by the length of the same passage in feet.
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Rent

Engage for service under a term of contract;
We took an apartment on a quiet street
Let's rent a car
Shall we take a guide in Rome?
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Vent

Emission; escape; passage to notice or expression; publication; utterance.
Without the vent of words.
Thou didst make tolerable vent of thy travel.
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Rent

Hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
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Vent

To sell; to vend.
Therefore did those nations vent such spice.
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Vent

To snuff; to breathe or puff out; to snort.
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Vent

To let out at a vent, or small aperture; to give passage or outlet to.
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Vent

To suffer to escape from confinement; to let out; to utter; to pour forth; as, to vent passion or complaint.
The queen of heaven did thus her fury vent.
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Vent

To utter; to report; to publish.
By mixing somewhat true to vent more lies.
Thou hast framed and vented very curious orations.
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Vent

To scent, as a hound.
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Vent

To furnish with a vent; to make a vent in; as, to vent. a mold.
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Vent

A hole for the escape of gas or air
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Vent

External opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate
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Vent

A fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
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Vent

A slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)
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Vent

Activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion;
She had no other outlet for her feelings
He gave vent to his anger
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Vent

Give expression or utterance to;
She vented her anger
The graduates gave vent to cheers
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Vent

Expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen;
Air the old winter clothes
Air out the smoke-filled rooms
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