a person or group that rents and occupies land, a house, an office, or the like, from another for a period of time; lessee.
Law. 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.
verb (used with object)
to hold or occupy as a tenant; dwell in; inhabit.
verb (used without object)
to dwell or live (usually followed by in).
a person who holds, occupies, or possesses land or property by any kind of right or title, esp from a landlord under a lease
a person who has the use of a house, flat, etc, subject to the payment of rent
any holder or occupant
(transitive) to hold (land or property) as a tenant
(rare) (intransitive) foll by in. to dwell
noun 1. a person who farms the land of another and pays rent with cash or with a portion of the produce. tenant farmer noun 1. a person who farms land rented from another, the rent usually taking the form of part of the crops grown or livestock reared
- Tenant farming
tenant farming definition Farming by a farmer who rents rather than owns the land.
or tenant-in-chief noun 1. a feudal vassal who holds land directly from the king. tenant-in-chief noun 1. (in feudal society) a tenant who held some or all of his lands directly from the king
noun, Law. 1. one of two or more persons who hold property by tenancy in common.