Cotenant
Cotenant Co*ten"ant (k?-t?n"ant), n. A tenant in common, or a joint tenant. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cotenant — co·ten·ant /ˌkō te nənt/ n: joint tenant Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. cotenant …   Law dictionary

  • cotenant — [kō ten′ənt, kō′ten΄ənt] n. one of two or more persons who own a piece of property, each having an undivided right of possession cotenancy n …   English World dictionary

  • cotenant — noun one of two or more tenants holding title to the same property • Hypernyms: ↑tenant * * * (ˈ)kō+ noun Etymology: co + tenant : joint tenant * * * cotenancy, cotenure /koh ten yeuhr/, n. /koh ten euhnt/, n. a joint tenant …   Useful english dictionary

  • cotenant — cotenancy, cotenure /koh ten yeuhr/, n. /koh ten euhnt/, n. a joint tenant. [1815 25; CO + TENANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • cotenant — noun A person who shares a tenancy with another; a co owner of an interest in property …   Wiktionary

  • cotenant — n. joint tenant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cotenant — co·tenant …   English syllables

  • cotenant — /koʊˈtɛnənt/ (say koh tenuhnt) noun one of two or more persons who hold property, especially a lessee. –cotenancy, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • cotenant — One of the owners in cotenancy. See cotenancy …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • subrogation of cotenant — The principle that a cotenant who has paid off or satisfied a debt secured by a mortgage or lien on the common property is entitled to assert the rights of the mortgagee or lienholder and to enforce the mortgage or lien as against his cotenant or …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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