- a person who pays rent for the use of property
- an owner who rents out property
Ethan prefers to be a renter downtown instead of purchasing a home outside of the city so he can ride his bicycle to work.
A person who rents an apartment is an example of a renter.
- One that receives payment in exchange for the use of one's property by another.
- One that pays rent for the use of another's property; a tenant.
- One who rents property from another.
- (law) One who owns or controls property and rents that property to another.
Technically, in common legal usage, the term should refer only to the party who owns the property and allows another to rent it. The party paying for the use of the property is properly termed a rentee. However, common usage is to use the term to refer to the party paying for use of the property, and this usage has seeped into legal parlance as well.
rent +"Ž -er
(third-person singular simple present renters, present participle rentering, simple past and past participle rentered)
- This civil code states that the rental agencies must provide a full disclosure to the renter of the specifications of the insurance, including any limitations or exceptions to the policy.
- The standard renters insurance policy from most insurers typically protects the renter from any damage or loss to personal property resulting from fire, flood, or theft.
- If you already own an insurance policy of any kind (life, auto, renter, home, etc.), then you know that your policy offers a set amount of liability coverage.
- If a renter has property such as jewelry, fine arts, et cetera with a specific appraised value then they should consider obtaining additional insurance.
- Obviously the coverage provided to these two groups will differ greatly because of the level of responsibility placed on a renter and homeowner.