occupant definition

  • noun:
    • the one that occupies a situation or location: the occupant of honorary professorial chair; the occupants of a beehive.
    • a person who has specific protection under the law to or control of the premises occupied; a tenant or owner.
    • legislation One that is the first ever to simply take possession of anything formerly unowned.
    • A person who occupies someplace or a posture.
    • An owner or tenant of home.
    • you sitting in an automobile or other vehicle.
    • one that consumes, or takes ownership; a person who has got the actual usage or possession, or is in ownership, of something.
    • A prostitute.
    • a person who occupies; an inhabitant; especially, one in real possession, as a tenant, who may have real control, in difference from the landlord, who has appropriate or constructive possession.
    • More specifically, in law, a person who very first takes possession of the with no appropriate owner.
    • A prostitute.
    • someone who life at a specific place for an extended period or who had been created here

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