Simple Definition of occupant
: a person who is using or living in a particular building, apartment, or room
: a person who is in a room, vehicle, etc., at a particular time
Examples of occupant in a sentence
The apartment's previous occupant was a painter.
Both of the car's occupants were injured.
First Known Use of occupant
OCCUPANT Defined for Kids
Definition of occupant for Students
: a person who uses, lives in, or possesses a place
Legal Definition of occupant
1 : one who occupies a particular place <an occupant of the car> <the occupant of the apartment>
2 : one who acquires title by occupancy
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