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Noun: tenant  te-nunt
  1. 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";
    - renter
     
  2. A holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)
     
  3. Any occupant who dwells in a place
Verb: tenant  te-nunt
  1. Occupy as a tenant

Derived forms: tenanted, tenants, tenanting

Type of: dwell, holder, inhabit, live, occupant, occupier, payer, payor, populate, remunerator, resident

Encyclopedia: Tenant