tenant


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Synonyms for tenant

Synonyms for tenant

someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else

a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)

any occupant who dwells in a place

occupy as a tenant

References in classic literature ?
"In all these cases, there are established usages which make everything plain and easy between landlord and tenant. Your interest, Sir Walter, is in pretty safe hands.
It seemed as if Mr Shepherd, in this anxiety to bespeak Sir Walter's good will towards a naval officer as tenant, had been gifted with foresight; for the very first application for the house was from an Admiral Croft, with whom he shortly afterwards fell into company in attending the quarter sessions at Taunton; and indeed, he had received a hint of the Admiral from a London correspondent.
"In point of fact," resumed Sir James, not choosing to dwell on "fits," "Brooke doesn't mean badly by his tenants or any one else, but he has got that way of paring and clipping at expenses."
"But I should like you to tell me of another landlord who has distressed his tenants for arrears as little as I have.
"Monsieur," said he, "you do not hurry your tenant, and the condemned will soon be here.
"Humph!" said D'Artagnan, "my tenants are communicating.
Well, I'm better wanting it.) But these tenants (as I was saying) are doubtless partly driven to it.
"He is to turn the tenants out by force, I hear?" said I.
George Meredith's right-- the cause of Comedy and the cause of Truth are really the same; and I, even I, have found tenants for the distressful Cissie Villa.
"Do you know where I met these desirable tenants? In the National Gallery, when I was up to see my mother last week."
Come, let us go up above now and see the dinner-tables for the large tenants."
So he has agreed at last, and I have arranged that he shall dine with the large tenants to-day; and I mean to announce the appointment to them, and ask them to drink Adam's health.
Crawley always reads sermons in the evening, and in the morning is locked up in his study, or else rides to Mudbury, on county business, or to Squashmore, where he preaches, on Wednesdays and Fridays, to the tenants there.
Kyrle before I read it the next day to the assembled tenants. We also arranged the form in which the evidence should be presented at the close of the reading.
The tenants of the humble lodging were a young couple who had been scarcely married a week; and seeing them, Dantes sighed heavily.