rental etymology

English word rental comes from English rent, English -al

Detailed word origin of rental

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
rent English (eng) A division or schism.. A tear or rip in some surface. (economics) A profit from possession of a valuable right, as a restricted license to engage in a trade or business.. (obsolete) income; revenue. A payment made by a tenant at intervals in order to occupy a property.. A similar payment for the use of equipment or a service.. An object for which rent is charged or paid. (intransitive) To be [...]
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
rental English (eng) (sports) A player traded to a team with a year or less on his contract. A business that rents out something to its customers.. An act of renting.. Something that is rented.. The payment made to rent something. Relating to rent.. Relating to renting.

Words with the same origin as rental

Descendants of -al
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