Definitions for landlord
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word landlord.
a landowner who leases to others
The master of an inn or of any form of lodging house; as, the landlord collects the rents on the first of the month.
a person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo.
the owner or manager of a public house
A shark, imagined as the owner of the surf to be avoided.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: land and lord
This regard shall be had, that in no place, under any landlord, there shall be many of them placed together, but dispersed. Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.
The universal landlord. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.
It is a generous pleasure in a landlord, to love to see all his tenants look fat, sleek, and contented. Clarissa.
Upon our arrival at the inn, my companion fetched out the jolly landlord, who knew him by his whistle. Addison.
A landlord is an individual or entity, such as a company or organization, that owns real property, like a building, apartment, or land, which they rent or lease to another party, known as the tenant. The landlord has certain rights and responsibilities, including maintaining the property and collecting rent.
the lord of a manor, or of land; the owner of land or houses which he leases to a tenant or tenants
the master of an inn or of a lodging house
Etymology: [See Land, and Lord.]
A landlord is the owner of a house, apartment, condominium, land or real estate which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant. When a juristic person is in this position, the term landlord is used. Other terms include lessor and owner. The term landlady may be used for female owners, and lessor applies to both genders.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'landlord' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3603
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'landlord' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4154
Rank popularity for the word 'landlord' in Nouns Frequency: #1246
The numerical value of landlord in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of landlord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
If you are renting, your landlord can increase your rent at any time. Tenants almost usually face an increase in rental payment, we also find that folks out there who are highly rent-burdened (people who spend a very large percentage of their income on rent) have a tough time planning ahead for retirement and saving up emergency funds.
Our landlord wouldn't allow us to participate, but then someone from offices and hospitality talked to them and they finally agreed.
There is a role to be played by the landlord, it is important and they want to play it, that's why it is disturbing that we are hearing about some places where the landlord is not able to apply on behalf of the tenant. It slows it down, doesn't make the best use of the time or money we have.
We lived in a rented house, which was in a very poor state of repair, but despite many pleas to the landlord we found that we had to like it or lump it.
We are just tenants on this world. We have just been given a new lease, and a warning from the landlord.
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Translations for landlord
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- pronajímatel, hospodskýCzech
- Hauswirt, VermieterGerman
- arrendador, terrateniente, caseroSpanish
- vuokranantaja, vuokraisäntä, omistajaFinnish
- patron, propriétaireFrench
- tiarna talúnIrish
- uachdaran, òstair, fear an taigheScottish Gaelic
- मकान मालिकHindi
- 大家, 家主, 地主Japanese
- saimnieks, saimnieceLatvian
- sidt, sidMaltese
- herbergier, huisbaas, kroegbaas, kasteleinDutch
- владелец, арендодатель, домовладелец, хозяин, хозяйкаRussian
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