to be available for somebody to use if they pay a particular amount of money:
The apartment rents for 0 a month.
BRITISH/AMERICAN rent • hire • let
Verbs • You can hire something for a short period of time (British English only), but rent something for a longer period: We can hire bikes for a day to explore the town; We don't own our TV, we rent it. • In North American English, rent is always used. It is sometimes now used in British English instead of hire, too. • The owners of a thing can hire it out for a short period (British English): Do you hire out bikes? Or they can rent (out) / let (out) a building, et cetera: We rent out rooms in our house to students. • Outside a building you could see: To let (British English); For rent (especially North American English). • To hire can also mean to employ somebody, especially in North American English: We hired a new secretary. • — see also LEASE verb
Nouns • The amount of money that you pay to rent something is rent or rental (more formal). When you hire something you pay a hire charge (British English). On a sign outside a shop you might see: Bikes for hire (British English). — see also LET, LEASE, HIRE noun