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tenant
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 3
1. One who has possession of any place; a dweller; an occupant.
2. One who holds or possesses lands, or other real estate, by any kind of right, whether in fee simple, in common, in severalty, for life, for years, or at will; also, one who has the occupation or temporary possession of lands or tenements the title of which is in another; -- correlative to landlord. See Citation from Blackstone, under Tenement, 2.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To hold, occupy, or possess as a tenant.
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