Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tenant

3 senses of tenant

Sense 1
tenant, renter -- (someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else; "the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent")
       => payer, remunerator -- (a person who pays money for something)

Sense 2
tenant -- (a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease))
       => holder -- (a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport")

Sense 3
tenant -- (any occupant who dwells in a place)
       => resident, occupant, occupier -- (someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tenant

1 sense of tenant

Sense 1
tenant -- (occupy as a tenant)
       => populate, dwell, live, inhabit -- (inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods")

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