tenant: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ten'unt), [key]
- a person or group that rents and occupies land, a house, an office, or the like, from another for a period of time; lessee.
- a person who holds or possesses for a time lands, tenements, or personalty of another, usually for rent.
- an occupant or inhabitant of any place.
- to hold or occupy as a tenant; dwell in; inhabit.
- to dwell or live (usually fol. by in).
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