What does Tenant mean?

Definitions for Tenant
ˈtɛn əntTenant

Here are all the 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tenant

    ten′ant, n. one who holds or possesses land or property under another, the payments and services which he owes to his superior constituting his tenure: one who has, on certain conditions, temporary possession of any place, an occupant.—v.t. to hold as a tenant.—n. Ten′ancy, a holding by private ownership: a temporary holding of land or property by a tenant.—adj. Ten′antable, fit to be tenanted: in a state of repair suitable for a tenant.—n. Ten′ant-farm′er, a farmer who rents a farm from the landlord.—adj. Ten′antless, without a tenant.—ns.

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

How to pronounce Tenant?

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How to say Tenant in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tenant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tenant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Tenant in a Sentence

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Kindness is a tenant is in the house of love.

  2. Robert G. Ingersoll:

    Any doctrine that will not bear investigation is not a fit tenant for the mind of an honest man.

  3. Adam Pomerantz:

    She was just a very kind woman. She was a customer in my store, overall, she was just a wonderful tenant.

  4. Mario Andretti:

    What I like is that it focuses on the positives and it reinforces the universal tenant that good does triumph over evil.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Nor are these policies rooted in religion, in fact, those who selectively use the Bible to justify this cruelty are ignoring a central tenant of Christianity.

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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
  • վարձակալArmenian
  • 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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