Definitions for Tenantˈtɛn ənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

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  • 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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