Define: Rent

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Rent

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Dictionary Definition

  1. A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.
  2. A similar payment for the use of equipment or service.
  3. economics A profit from the possession of a valuable right, as a restricted license, to engage in a trade or business.




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This glossary post was last updated: 5th May 2019.