noun oc·cu·pant \-pənt\

: 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

Full Definition of OCCUPANT

:  one who acquires title by occupancy
:  one who occupies a particular place; especially :  resident

Examples of OCCUPANT

  1. The apartment's previous occupant was a painter.
  2. Both of the car's occupants were injured.

First Known Use of OCCUPANT



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