rentar
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rentar(
rrehn
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tahrr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (finance)
a. to yield
Nuestra cadena de hoteles renta un millón y medio de dólares al año.Our hotel chains yields one and a half million dollars per year.
b. to produce
El prestigioso estudio jurídico rentó 30,000 euros en el primer trimestre.The prestigious law firm produced 30,000 euros in the first quarter.
2. (to lease)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to rent out
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Voy a mudarme con mi novio y rentar mi apartamento.I'll move in with my boyfriend and rent out my apartment.
b. to let (United Kingdom)
Voy a rentar mi apartamento porque me voy al extranjero por tres meses.I'm letting my flat because I'm going abroad for three months.
3. (to pay rent for)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to rent
Rentamos un apartamento de dos habitaciones en el centro de Boston.We're renting a two-room apartment in downtown Boston.
rentarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
4. (to be leased)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to be rented out
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Me voy a mudar al pueblo de al lado donde se rentan más apartamentos.I am moving to the next town over where a lot more apartments are being rented out.
b. for rent
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
De todos los apartamentos que se rentan, no querría vivir en ninguno.Of all the apartments for rent right now, there isn't a single one where I'd want to live.
c. to be let (United Kingdom)
Desde el derrumbe del mercado inmobiliario, se rentan más apartamentos en un intento por ahorrar dinero.Since the fall of the real estate market, more flats are being let in an effort to save money.
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rentar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (rendir)
a. to produce, to yield
2. (alquilar)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to rent
se rentafor rent
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. to be profitable
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rentar
transitive verb
1 (producir) to produce; yield
2 (Latinoamérica) [+casa] to let; rent out
rento casa house to let
pronominal verb
rentarse
"se renta" (México) "to let"
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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vamos a rentar un barquito porque queremos
we're going to rent a small boat because we want
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