under-tenant


under-tenant
A tenant who holds under an underlease or sublease. Bedford v Terhune, 30 NY 453. See underlease.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • under-tenant — A tenant under one who is himself a tenant; one who holds by under lease. See also underlease …   Black's law dictionary

  • under-tenant — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tenant — In the broadest sense, one who holds or possesses lands or tenements by any kind of right or title, whether in fee, for life, for years, at will, or otherwise. In a more restricted sense, one who holds lands of another; one who has the temporary… …   Black's law dictionary

  • tenant — ten·ant / te nənt/ n [Anglo French, from Old French, from present participle of tenir to hold, from Latin tenēre]: one who holds or possesses property by any kind of right: one who holds a tenancy in property; specif: one who possesses property… …   Law dictionary

  • Tenant — Ten ant, n. [F. tenant, p. pr. of tenir to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Lieutenant}.] 1. (Law) One who holds or possesses lands, or other real estate, by any kind of right, whether in fee simple, in common, in severalty, for life, for years, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tenant in capite — Tenant Ten ant, n. [F. tenant, p. pr. of tenir to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Lieutenant}.] 1. (Law) One who holds or possesses lands, or other real estate, by any kind of right, whether in fee simple, in common, in severalty, for life, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tenant in chief — Tenant Ten ant, n. [F. tenant, p. pr. of tenir to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Lieutenant}.] 1. (Law) One who holds or possesses lands, or other real estate, by any kind of right, whether in fee simple, in common, in severalty, for life, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tenant in common — Tenant Ten ant, n. [F. tenant, p. pr. of tenir to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Lieutenant}.] 1. (Law) One who holds or possesses lands, or other real estate, by any kind of right, whether in fee simple, in common, in severalty, for life, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tenant's fixtures — Fixtures are part of the land and belong to the landlord at the end of the term of a lease. A tenant has the right to remove certain types of fixtures and, although these are commonly referred to as tenant s fixtures , they still belong to the… …   Law dictionary

  • tenant for life — a person entitled under a trust to the use of or income from property for the duration of his life. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001. tenant for life …   Law dictionary


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