1. a tear
1. There is a rent from the knee to the bottom of my left pant leg.
2. a split
2. A long rent that ran the full length of the trunk marked where the tree had been struck by lightning decades before.
rent~ for example u & ur fnds are staying in a room for rent. now the room rent must be divided (split) among urselves. simple to remember:) it sounds like rend and both words mean the same, RENT = REND