subtenant
noun Date: 15th century one who rents from a tenant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • subtenant — sub·ten·ant /ˌsəb te nənt/ n: one who rents property from a tenant of the property Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. subtenant …   Law dictionary

  • subtenant — sub‧ten‧ant [ˌsʌbˈtenənt] noun [countable] PROPERTY someone who pays rent for an office, apartment etc to the person who is renting it from the owner: • The bank financing the deal demanded the power to approve all future subtenants. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • Subtenant — Sub*ten ant, n. (Law) One who rents a tenement, or land, etc., of one who is also a tenant; an undertenant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subtenant — /subtenant/ An under tenant; one who leases all or a part of the rented premises from the original lessee for a term less than that held by the latter. Peak v. Gaddy, 152 Okl. 138, 3 P.2d 1042,1043. See sublease …   Black's law dictionary

  • subtenant — ► NOUN ▪ a person who leases property from a tenant …   English terms dictionary

  • subtenant — [sub′ten΄ənt] n. a person who rents from a tenant; tenant of a tenant subtenancy n …   English World dictionary

  • subtenant — UK [ˌsʌbˈtenənt] / US [sʌbˈtenənt] noun [countable] Word forms subtenant : singular subtenant plural subtenants someone who rents a house, room, or flat from a tenant (= the person who is already renting it from the owner) …   English dictionary

  • subtenant — subtenancy, n. /sub ten euhnt/, n. a person who rents land, a house, or the like, from a tenant. [1400 50; late ME. See SUB , TENANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • subtenant — noun Someone who sublets, a person who rents from a tenant …   Wiktionary

  • subtenant — sub|ten|ant [ˌsʌbˈtenənt] n someone who pays rent for an apartment, office etc to the person who is renting it from the owner >subtenancy n [U and C] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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