Thesaurus

tenement

noun

Synonyms of tenement

a room or set of rooms in a private house or a block used as a separate dwelling place
  • an exhibit of pictures showing the tenements of the New York City neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen during the 1920s

Synonyms for tenement

Words Related to tenement

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About tenement

Time Traveler for tenement

Time Traveler

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

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near tenement

tenebrous

tenement

tenement house

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Tenement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tenement. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on tenement

Nglish: Translation of tenement for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of tenement for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about tenement

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!