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Meaning of TENANCY

Pronunciation:  'tenunsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an act of being a tenant or occupant
 

TENANCY is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: occupancy
 
 See Also: abidance, habitation, inhabitancy, inhabitation, residence, residency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ten"an*cy\, n.; pl. {Tenacies}. [Cf. OF. tenace, LL.
tenentia. See {Tenant}.] (Law)
(a) A holding, or a mode of holding, an estate; tenure; the
    temporary possession of what belongs to another.
(b) (O. Eng. Law) A house for habitation, or place to live
    in, held of another. --Blount. Blackstone. Wharton.

 

 

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