What is the Meaning of RENT OUT?
rent s.t. out
rent out s.t.
allow someone to use something you own, in exchange for payment
1. During the Olympics many people rented out bedrooms in their homes.
2. We are planning to renovate our basement into a separate living space and rent it out.
3. The equipment was very expensive, but the company is hoping to rent it out and recover some of the cost.
4. Under the terms of my one-year lease, I can’t rent my apartment out. I want to go to my home country for a few months to visit my family, but I can’t afford to pay my apartment rent the whole time I am gone.
Note: Typically, you use rent to mean pay, and rent out to mean earn. Rent out is especially used when you don’t mentioning who will be paying.
When the context is obvious, or the renter is mentioned, rent can also be used to mean earn. Example:
- We are going to rent our extra bedroom to visitors who come for the Olympics.
|present participle:||RENTING OUT|
|past participle:||RENTED OUT|