cotenant

noun co·ten·ant \ (ˌ)kō-ˈte-nənt \
variants: or co-tenant

Definition of cotenant

plural cotenants or co-tenants
: one who is a tenant along with one or more other tenants
  • two businesses that have been cotenants in the same building for many years
  • Should the relationship deteriorate, it is more difficult to get rid of a co-tenant whose name is on the lease than someone who has signed only a roommate agreement.
  • —Susan Stellin

First Known Use of cotenant

1856


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cotenant

noun co·ten·ant \ ˌkō-ˈte-nənt \

legal Definition of cotenant


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