rent from (one)

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rent from (one)

1. To occupy the property of another person or company in return for an amount of money, typically fixed by contract and paid in regular intervals. I'm so tired of renting from greedy landlords and realtors. I've got a family renting from me while I work in Japan for the next year.
2. To obtain the use something that belongs to another person or company in return for an amount of money. We're going to rent bikes from the shop next to our hostel and take them around the city tomorrow. A local artist is renting some studio space from me at the moment.
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rent something from someone

to pay someone for the use of something. We rented a small car from one of the rental agencies. They rented a house from a local realtor.
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Throughout the province, excluding the government reserves and a few landlords with substantial holdings, landlords were generally ordinary farmers, often retired farmers, residing in the area and disinterested or unable to farm the land themselves.(34) In Cramahe township in 1842, 36 out of 97 tenant farmers, or over one-third of the tenants, held leases directly from the Crown and clergy reserves or were undertenants of the leaseholders.(35) Two-thirds or 62.9% of tenants rented from private individuals.
Another decision resulted in an approximate $100,000 award including treble damages to a couple who rented from an owner who never registered a first rent on a Greenwich Village townhouse apartment because it was vacant at the time, so a DHCR staffer said not to bother.