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Tenant vs. Roommate — What's the Difference?

Tenant vs. Roommate — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Tenant and Roommate

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Tenant

One that pays rent to use or occupy land, a building, or other property owned by another.
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Roommate

A roommate is a person with whom one shares a living facility such as a room or dormitory except when being family or romantically involved. Similar terms include dormmate, suitemate, housemate, or flatmate ("flat": the usual term in British English for an apartment).
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Tenant

A dweller in a place; an occupant.
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Roommate

A person with whom one shares a room or rooms.
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Tenant

To hold as a tenant or be a tenant.
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Roommate

A person with whom one shares a room, as at university, etc.
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Tenant

One who holds a lease (a tenancy).
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Roommate

A person (UK: flatmate, housemate, AU: sharemate) sharing the same home (sharehome).
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Tenant

(by extension) One who has possession of any place.
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Roommate

A same-sex significant other with whom one lives; a coinhabitant in a non-heterosexual relationship.
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Tenant

(computing) Any of a number of customers serviced through the same instance of an application.
Multi-tenant hosting
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Roommate

One of two or more occupying the same room or rooms; one who shares the occupancy of a room or rooms; a chum.
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Tenant

One who holds a feudal tenure in real property.
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Roommate

An associate who shares a room with you
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Tenant

One who owns real estate other than via allodial title.
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Tenant

Misconstruction of tenet
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Tenant

To hold as, or be, a tenant.
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Tenant

(transitive) To inhabit.
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Tenant

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 at will; also, one who has the occupation or temporary possession of lands or tenements the title of which is in another; - correlative to landlord. See Citation from Blackstone, under Tenement, 2.
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Tenant

One who has possession of any place; a dweller; an occupant.
The hhappy tenant of your shade.
The sister tenants of the middle deep.
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Tenant

To hold, occupy, or possess as a tenant.
Sir Roger's estate is tenanted by persons who have served him or his ancestors.
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Tenant

Someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else;
The landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent
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Tenant

A holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)
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Tenant

Any occupant who dwells in a place
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Tenant

Occupy as a tenant
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