noun, plural rentes
[rahnt] /rɑ̃t/ (Show IPA). French.
revenue or income, or the instrument evidencing a right to such periodic receipts.
rentes, Also called rentes sur l’état
[rahnt syr ley-ta] /rɑ̃t sür leɪˈta/ (Show IPA). perpetual bonds issued by the French government.
annual income from capital investment; annuity
government securities of certain countries, esp France
the interest on such securities
noun 1. a person or organization that holds, or has the use of, property by payment of rent. noun 1. a person who lets his property in return for rent, esp a landlord 2. a person who rents property from another; tenant 3. a distributor of films to cinemas for commercial showing
adverb 1. without payment of rent: We lived rent-free for six months. adjective 2. not subject to rent: a rent-free apartment. adjective, adverb 1. without payment of rent
noun, plural rentiers [rahn-tyey] /rɑ̃ˈtyeɪ/ (Show IPA). French. 1. a person who has a fixed income, as from lands or bonds. noun 1. a person whose income consists primarily of fixed unearned amounts, such as rent or bond interest (as modifier): the rentier class
noun 1. a city in W Washington, near Seattle.