Definition of renter
: one that rents; specifically : the lessee or tenant of property
Examples of renter in a Sentence
one of the renters called to tell us the hot water heater was broken
left our apartment keys at the renter's office just before leaving in the moving truck
Recent Examples of renter from the Web
A storage unit renter called Animal Management to report a multicolor snake preventing her from entering her unit on the storage building’s third floor.
A city of 182,000 people had just 750 options for renters below the poverty line.
Customer research showed that most Kmart shoppers were renters, not homeowners.
And their contracts may even require commissions on renters who owners find themselves.
Homes were also sold to investors, and Mack in turn would guarantee them a steady income stream by finding renters.
Mack Industries built its business purchasing homes that had been foreclosed on, fixed them up and then found renters for them.
Current owner Jim Blair has lived in the house since 1997, first as a renter and finally buying it about 12 years ago.
Other people who live there also reported tire slashing and one former renter was said to have come home one day and found a man digging in her backyard.
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Definition of renter for Students
: a person who pays money for the use of something (as a place to live)
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