Adjective "tenanted" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A person who occupies land or property rented from a landlord.
  1. figurative 'a frequent tenant of the gossip columns'
  2. 'You can sell your property, or find tenants to rent it.'
  3. 'The landlord prepared the land and then the tenant moved in.'
  4. 'She was an ideal tenant who paid the rent on time.'
  5. 'My front neighbours have moved out and the landlord is interviewing prospective tenants.'
  6. 'The homes were rented out to new tenants.'
  7. 'I live in an old dilapidated building that has poor tenants and relatively cheap rents.'
  8. 'The oversupply of rental property has resulted in landlords cutting rents to attract tenants.'
  9. 'Apartment rents for tenants will continue to rise.'
  10. 'A landlord cannot refuse demands from disabled tenants to adapt rented accommodation.'
  11. 'He collected several months' rent in advance from tenants.'
  12. 'In breach of covenant, the tenant has failed to complete the works.'


Occupy (property) as a tenant.
  1. 'These standards will apply to all tenanted properties.'
  2. 'The properties were tenanted out.'
  3. 'The flats are now tenanted and noise disturbance is proving to be a real problem.'
  4. 'Relatively few public companies specialise in buying tenanted property in the private residential sector.'
  5. 'The majority of family-sized homes on her books are tenanted by young professionals.'
  6. 'The 72 flats are mostly tenanted at modest rents due to the building's poor condition.'
  7. 'The garages are currently tenanted by some of the road's residents.'
  8. 'Shops which have been empty for years are slowly getting tenanted.'
  9. 'All 10 tournament stadiums are tenanted by existing clubs.'
  10. 'To this day, Urban Plaza remains poorly tenanted.'

More definitions

1. a person or group that rents and occupies land, a house, an office, or the like, from another for a period of time; lessee.

2. Law. a person who holds or possesses for a time lands, tenements, or personalty of another, usually for rent.

3. an occupant or inhabitant of any place. verb (used with object)

4. to hold or occupy as a tenant; dwell in; inhabit. verb (used without object)

5. to dwell or live (usually followed by in).

More examples(as adjective)

"pubs can be tenanted."

"lands can be tenanted."

"estates can be tenanted."

"houses can be tenanted."

"farms can be tenanted."

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(tenant)Middle English: from Old French, literally ‘holding’, present participle of tenir, from Latin tenere.