tenant


tenant
01. One of the [tenants] in the apartment block beside ours caused a fire that destroyed the entire building.
02. The [tenants] in the building are complaining that the landlord is taking too long to make repairs.
03. The new [tenants] of apartment 604 seem really friendly.
04. The Residential [Tenancy] Act requires you to give at least 60 days' notice before moving out of your apartment.
05. The [tenants] in the apartment below us were kicked out for not paying their rent.
06. The owner of the house evicted the [tenants] for non-payment of rent.
07. Morgan will take over [tenancy] of the farm when his father dies.
08. Make sure you read the [tenancy] agreement closely before signing anything.
09. [Tenants] of the building must pay one month's rent as a damage deposit, which will be refunded when they move out if the apartment is clean and in good shape.
10. We are having a party, and are inviting all the [tenants] of the apartment building so that everyone can get to know each other.
11. We don't own this house; we are just the [tenants]. The owner lives in Baton Rouge.
12. We are having some problems with a few of the [tenants] in one of our rental properties. They are having loud parties, and bothering the other [tenants].
13. Rose Elizabeth Bird once said, "We have probed the Earth, excavated it, burned it, ripped things from it, buried things in it. That does not fit my definition of a good [tenant]. If we were here on a month-to-month basis, we would have been evicted long ago."
14. The [tenants] in the apartment beside us have been screaming and fighting a lot. I think we need to talk to the landlord about it.
15. Under Ethiopia's land system, the government owns all land, and provides long-term leases to the [tenants].

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  • tenant — tenant, ante [ tənɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • XIIIe « tenace »; 1160 « stable, ferme »; de tenir I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ Qui « se tient », ne s interrompt pas. Séance tenante. 2 ♦ (mil. XXe) Chemise à col tenant, qui ti …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tenant — ten·ant / te nənt/ n [Anglo French, from Old French, from present participle of tenir to hold, from Latin tenēre]: one who holds or possesses property by any kind of right: one who holds a tenancy in property; specif: one who possesses property… …   Law dictionary

  • tenant — tenant, ante (te nan, nan t ) adj. 1°   Qui tient ; usité dans très peu de locutions. Séance tenante, dans le cours de la séance.    Je vous remercie, mais rancune tenante, c est à dire sans renoncer à ma rancune.    Anciennement, les plaids… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Tenant — Ten ant, n. [F. tenant, p. pr. of tenir to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Lieutenant}.] 1. (Law) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tenant — Tenant, Tantost signifie un homme chiche, Tenax. Tantost le limite par flanc, soit d un champ, soit d une maison, dont l opposite est Abboutissant, qui est le limite par front. Selon cette signification on dit, Bailler la declaration d un… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • tenant — TENÁNT, Ă adj. (Herald (heraldic).; despre figuri antropomorfe sau zoomorfe) Care susţine scutul cu stema propriu zisă. [< fr. tenant]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  TENÁNT s. m. 1. (herald.) figură antropomorfă sau zoomorfă… …   Dicționar Român

  • tenant — [ten′ənt] n. [ME tenaunt < OFr tenant, orig. prp. of tenir, to hold < L tenere, to hold < IE base * ten , to pull, stretch > THIN] 1. a person who pays rent to occupy or use land, a building, etc. 2. an occupant of or dweller in a… …   English World dictionary

  • Tenant — Ten ant, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tenanted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tenanting}.] To hold, occupy, or possess as a tenant. [1913 Webster] Sir Roger s estate is tenanted by persons who have served him or his ancestors. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tenant — Porté en Limousin, en Périgord et dans le Lyonnais, correspond à l ancien français tenant (occitan tenent ), sans doute avec le sens de tenancier (autre sens possible : avare). Variante : Tenand (01) …   Noms de famille

  • tenant — early 14c., person who holds lands by title or by lease, from Anglo Fr. tenaunt (late 13c.), O.Fr. tenant (12c.), noun use of prp. of tenir to hold, from L. tenere hold, keep (see TENET (Cf. tenet)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tenant — ► NOUN 1) a person who rents land or property from a landlord. 2) Law a person holding real property by private ownership. ► VERB (usu. be tenanted) ▪ occupy (property) as a tenant. ORIGIN Old French, holding , from Latin tenere to hold …   English terms dictionary