landlord
land·lord n: the owner of property (as houses, apartments, or land) that is leased or rented to another

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

landlord
I noun agrorum possessor, lessor, owner of an estate in land, owner of lands, owner of tenements, propietory owner, proprietor associated concepts: ejectment proceeding, landlord's lien II index landholder, landowner, lessor, proprietor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


landlord
A person firm or company which grants a lease or licence to a tenant and is accordingly responsible for the landlord's obligations under the lease. The landlord may be the owner of the freehold or a leasehold interest that permits him to underlet.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.


landlord
n.
A person who owns real property and rents it to tenants. See also lessor

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


landlord
one who grants a lease or tenancy to another, usually in return for a rent. See lease.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


landlord
The owner of real estate, such as a house, apartment building, or land, that is leased or rented to another person or entity, called the tenant.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights

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


landlord
n. The lessor of real property.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


landlord
A lessor of real property; the owner or possessor of an estate in land or a rental property, who, in an exchange for rent, leases it to another individual known as the tenant.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


landlord
A lessor of real property; the owner or possessor of an estate in land or a rental property, who, in an exchange for rent, leases it to another individual known as the tenant.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

landlord
n.
   a person who owns real property and rents or leases it to another, called a "tenant."
   See also: lease, lessee, lessor, rent, tenant

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Landlord — is the owner of a house, apartment, condominium, or real estate which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant (also a lessee or renter ). When a juristic person is in this position the term landlord is used. Other …   Wikipedia

  • landlord — LANDLÓRD s.m. (În Anglia) Mare proprietar funciar care îşi dă pământul în arendă fermierilor. [< engl. landlord]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.05.2005. Sursa: DN  LANDLORD [LÉND ] s. m. (în Anglia) mare proprietar funciar care îşi dă pământul… …   Dicționar Român

  • Landlord — Land lord , n. [See {Land}, and {Lord}.] 1. The lord of a manor, or of land; the owner of land or houses which he leases to a tenant or tenants. [1913 Webster] 2. The master of an inn or of any form of lodging house; as, the landlord collects the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • landlord — ⇒LANDLORD, subst. masc. [En Angleterre] Grand propriétaire percevant une redevance des fermiers et des tenanciers occupant ses terres et ses immeubles. Dans cette âpreté de la contrée, les parcs des landlords s étendent comme des oasis de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Landlord — (engl., spr. lännd ), Gutsherr, Hausherr; auch derjenige, der Aftermieter hält; Gastwirt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Landlord — (engl., spr. ländlohrd), Gutsherr; Gastwirt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • landlord — (n.) early 15c. in modern usage, from LAND (Cf. land) (n.) + LORD (Cf. lord) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • landlord — [n] owner of property leased freeholder, hotelier, hotelkeeper, innkeeper, lessor, property owner, proprietor, saw, squire; concept 347 Ant. boarder, leaser, renter …   New thesaurus

  • landlord — ► NOUN 1) a man (in legal use also a woman) who leases land or property. 2) a man who keeps lodgings, a boarding house, or (Brit. ) a public house …   English terms dictionary

  • landlord — [land′lôrd΄] n. [ME londelorde < OE landhlaford: see LAND & LORD] 1. a person, esp. a man, who rents or leases land, houses, etc. to others 2. a man who keeps a rooming house, inn, etc …   English World dictionary

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