Definition of "tenants" []

  • A person who holds, occupies, or possesses land or property by any kind of right or title, esp from a landlord under a lease (noun)
  • A person who has the use of a house, flat, etc, subject to the payment of rent (noun)
  • Any holder or occupant (noun)
  • To hold (land or property) as a tenant (verb)
  • To dwell (verb)
  • Plural form of tenant. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tenant. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tenants" in a sentence
  • "Farm tenants who do not habitually employ labor, or those whose mortgages are so heavy as practically to place them in the position of such tenants, are, for these reasons, undoubtedly accessible to Socialist ideas -- _as long as they remain farm tenants_."
  • "Rearranging the furniture to baffle the tenants is all he has in mind with his forays at the start, but as the film moves forward his invasive excursions gradually grow in criminality."
  • ""It is what we call a tenants market," said Mike Harrington, vice president and managing broker of CB Richard Ellis in Manchester."