dominant tenement

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


dominant tenement
Property that carries a right to use a portion of a neighboring property (called an easement). For example, property that benefits from a beach access trail across another property is the dominant tenement.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

dominant tenement

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

dominant tenement
n.
   See also: dominant estate

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • dominant tenement — dominant estate or tenement /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dominant tenement — dominant estate or tenement /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Dominant tenement — Dominant Dom i*nant, a. [L. dominans, antis, p. pr. of dominari: cf. F. dominant. See {Dominate}.] Ruling; governing; prevailing; controlling; predominant; as, the dominant party, church, spirit, power. [1913 Webster] The member of a dominant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dominant tenement — Law. land in favor of which an easement or other servitude exists over another s land. Also called dominant estate. Cf. servient tenement. [1870 75] * * * dominant tenement or dominant estate, Law. land in favor of which a servitude exists over… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dominant tenement — Law. land in favor of which an easement or other servitude exists over another s land. Also called dominant estate. Cf. servient tenement. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • dominant tenement — /dɒmənənt ˈtɛnəmənt/ (say domuhnuhnt tenuhmuhnt) noun Law land owned by one person, which enjoys an easement or right over proximate land owned by another (the servient tenement). Also, dominant estate …   Australian English dictionary

  • dominant tenement — A tenement for the benefit of which an easement in the form of a charge or burden is imposed upon a servient tenement. 25 Am J2d Ease § 8 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dominant estate or tenement — /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and later in ours, relating… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dominant estate or tenement — /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and later in ours, relating… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dominant estate — or tenement /domsnsnt asteyt/ Land that benefits from easement on another (usually adjacent) property. That to which a servitude or easement is due, or for the benefit of which it exists. A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and later in ours …   Black's law dictionary

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