renter

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noun rent·er \ ˈren-tər \

Definition of renter

:one that rents; specifically :the lessee or tenant of property

Examples of renter in a Sentence

  1. one of the renters called to tell us the hot water heater was broken

  2. left our apartment keys at the renter's office just before leaving in the moving truck

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First Known Use of renter

15th century

renter Synonyms

Synonyms
boarder, lessee, lodger, tenant, roomer
Antonyms
landlord, lessor, letter
Related Words
cotenant, subtenant; flatmate [chiefly British], roommate (also roomie); guest, visitor; occupant, occupier, resident, resider
Near Antonyms
laird [chiefly Scottish], landholder, landowner, proprietor; landlady; slumlord; host, innkeeper, proprietor

RENTER Defined for Kids

renter

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noun rent·er \ ˈren-tər \

Definition of renter for Students

:a person who pays money for the use of something (as a place to live)


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