Definitions for Tenantˈtɛn ənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Tenant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tenant, renter(noun)

    someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else

    "the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent"

  2. tenant(noun)

    a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)

  3. tenant(verb)

    any occupant who dwells in a place

  4. tenant(verb)

    occupy as a tenant

Wiktionary

  1. tenant(Noun)

    One who pays a fee (rent) in return for the use of land, buildings, or other property owned by others.

  2. tenant(Noun)

    An occupant.

  3. tenant(Noun)

    One who holds a property by any kind of right, including ownership.

  4. tenant(Verb)

    To hold as, or be, a tenant.

  5. Origin: First attested 1325, from tenaunt, from tenant, present participle of tenir, from tenere, present active infinitive of teneo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tenant(noun)

    one who holds or possesses lands, or other real estate, by any kind of right, whether in fee simple, in common, in severalty, for life, for years, or at will; also, one who has the occupation or temporary possession of lands or tenements the title of which is in another; -- correlative to landlord. See Citation from Blackstone, under Tenement, 2

  2. Tenant(noun)

    one who has possession of any place; a dweller; an occupant

  3. Tenant(verb)

    to hold, occupy, or possess as a tenant

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tenant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3697

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tenant' in Nouns Frequency: #1012


Translations for Tenant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • inquilí, llogaterCatalan, Valencian
  • nájemce, vlastníkCzech
  • tenantWelsh
  • Eigentümer, Mieter, Besitzer, mieten, Pächter, BewohnerGerman
  • ένοικος, νομέας, ενοικιάζω, μισθωτής, μισθώνω, επικαρπωτής, ενοικιαστήςGreek
  • inquilino, arrendatarioSpanish
  • مستاجر, مستPersian
  • asukas, vuokralainen, haltija, vuokrata, vuokraaja, vuokramies, torppariFinnish
  • occupant, locataire, louerFrench
  • tionóntaIrish
  • jobbágyHungarian
  • okupero, habitanto, lokacanto, habitero, lokacero, okupantoIdo
  • inquilino, locatarioItalian
  • 借り主, 賃借人, 借りる, [[土地]][[を]][[借りる]], 借地人, 小作人Japanese
  • gobrener, gobrenoresCornish
  • kairīhiMāori
  • huurder, pachter, bewonerDutch
  • leieboerNorwegian
  • najemca, dzierżawcaPolish
  • inquilinoPortuguese
  • снимать, жилец, квартиросъёмщик, арендатор, арендовать, съёмщикRussian
  • станар, stanarka, станарка, stanarSerbo-Croatian
  • hyra, arrendator, arrendera, hyresgästSwedish
  • kiracıTurkish

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