3 [transitive]especially American EnglishBBTto pay money for the use of something for a short period of time [= hire British English]
Will you rent a car while you're in Spain?
rent at/for something
if a house rents at or for an amount of money, that is how much you must pay to use it:
Houses here rent for at least $2,500 a week.
WORD CHOICE: WORD CHOICE: rent, hire, leaseRentis used to talk about paying to live in or use a building that is owned by someone else• We rented an apartment together.In American English, you also renta car or electrical equipment• The TV is rented.In British English, you can use rent or hire, but it is more usual to say that you hirea car• You can hire a car at the airport.Leaseis used to talk about renting buildings, cars, or equipment over a long period of time, especially for business use• If you upgrade computers regularly, it may work out cheaper to lease them.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.