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tenant

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 one who rents a room or apartment in another's house
  • the laundry in the basement is for tenants only

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2 one who lives permanently in a place
  • the abandoned warehouse's only tenants are a band of squatters

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tenant

verb

Synonyms of tenant (Entry 2 of 2)

as in lease, rent

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The first known use of tenant was in the 14th century

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“Tenant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tenant. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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