landlord


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land·lord

 (lănd′lôrd′)
n.
1. One that owns and rents land, buildings, or dwelling units.
2. A man who runs a rooming house or an inn; an innkeeper.

landlord

(ˈlændˌlɔːd)
n
1. (Professions) a man who owns and leases property
2. (Professions) a man who owns or runs a lodging house, pub, etc
3. archaic Brit the lord of an estate

land•lord

(ˈlændˌlɔrd)

n.
1. a person or organization that owns and leases apartments to others.
2. a person who owns and leases land, buildings, etc.
3. a person who owns or runs an inn, lodging house, etc.
4. a landowner.
[before 1000]
land′lord`ly, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landlord - a landowner who leases to otherslandlord - a landowner who leases to others  
landlady - a landlord who is a woman
landholder, landowner, property owner - a holder or proprietor of land

landlord

noun
1. owner, landowner, proprietor, freeholder, lessor, landholder His landlord doubled the rent.
2. innkeeper, host, hotelier, hotel-keeper The landlord refused to serve him because he considered him too drunk.
Translations
صَاحِبُ الأَرْضَصاحِب النُّزُل، المؤَجِّرمَسؤول عن إدارَة فُنْدُق
bytnýhospodskýhostinskýhoteliér
værtejerkrovært
omistajavuokraisäntä
gazda
háziúr
húsráîandi; leigusaliveitingamaîur, kráareigandi
家主
주인
pán domáci
lastnik penzionalastnik stanovanjastanodajalec
värd
เจ้าของบ้านชาย
ev sahibimeyhanecibar sahibi
ông chủ nhà

landlord

[ˈlændlɔːd] N [of property, land] → propietario m, dueño m; [of flat] → casero m, dueño m (Brit) [of boarding house] → patrón m; [of inn] → posadero m, mesonero m (Brit) [of pub] (= owner) → dueño m, patrón m; (= manager) → encargado m, jefe m

landlord

[ˈlændlɔːrd] n
[house] → propriétaire m, logeur m
my landlord → mon propriétaire
[pub] → patron m

landlord

[ˈlændˌlɔːd] n (landowner) → proprietario (di beni immobili); (of flat) → padrone m di casa; (of pub) → proprietario

land

(lӕnd) noun
1. the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea. We had been at sea a week before we saw land.
2. a country. foreign lands.
3. the ground or soil. He never made any money at farming as his land was poor and stony.
4. an estate. He owns land/lands in Scotland.
verb
1. to come or bring down from the air upon the land. The plane landed in a field; They managed to land the helicopter safely; She fell twenty feet, but landed without injury.
2. to come or bring from the sea on to the land. After being at sea for three months, they landed at Plymouth; He landed the big fish with some help.
3. to (cause to) get into a particular (usually unfortunate) situation. Don't drive so fast – you'll land (yourself) in hospital/trouble!
ˈlanding noun
1. (an act of) coming or bringing to shore or to ground. an emergency landing; (also adjective) a landing place.
2. a place for coming ashore.
3. the level part of a staircase between flights of steps. Her room was on the first floor, across the landing from mine.
ˈlanding-gear noun
the parts of an aircraft that carry the load when it lands. The accident was caused by the failure of the plane's landing-gear.
ˈlanding-stage noun
a platform, fixed or floating, on which to land passengers or goods from a boat.
ˈlandlocked adjective
enclosed by land. a landlocked country; That area is completely landlocked.
ˈlandlordfeminine ˈlandlady (plural ˈlandladies) – noun
1. a person who has tenants or lodgers. My landlady has just put up my rent.
2. a person who keeps a public house. The landlord of the `Swan' is Mr Smith.
ˈlandmark noun
1. an object on land that serves as a guide to seamen or others. The church-tower is a landmark for sailors because it stands on the top of a cliff.
2. an event of great importance.
land mine
a mine laid on or near the surface of the ground, which is set off by something passing over it.
ˈlandowner noun
a person who owns land, especially a lot of land.
ˈLandrover® (-rouvə) noun
a type of strong motor vehicle used for driving over rough ground.
ˈlandslide noun
a piece of land that falls down from the side of a hill. His car was buried in the landslide.
ˈlandslide (victory) noun
a clear victory in an election. Their political party won a landslide victory.
ˈlandslide defeat noun
a clear defeat in an election.
land up
to get into a particular, usually unfortunate, situation, especially through one's own fault. If you go on like that, you'll land up in jail.
land with
to burden (someone) with (an unpleasant task). She was landed with the job of telling him the bad news.
see how the land lies
to take a good look at the circumstances before making a decision.

landlord

صَاحِبُ الأَرْضَ bytný vært Vermieter σπιτονοικοκύρης casero vuokraisäntä propriétaire gazda padrone di casa 家主 주인 huisbaas husvert właściciel domu czynszowego proprietário, senhorio домовладелец värd เจ้าของบ้านชาย ev sahibi ông chủ nhà 房东
References in classic literature ?
Here he had the gratification of finding that his fears were without foundation, for the landlord was leaning against the door-post looking lazily at the rain, which had by this time begun to descend heavily, and no tinkling of cracked bell, nor boisterous shout, nor noisy chorus, gave note of company within.
The landlord and waiter entering at the moment with dinner, caused Mr.
I sought the landlord, and telling him I desired to be accommodated with a room, received for answer that his house was full --not a bed unoccupied.
Snell, the landlord, a man of a neutral disposition, accustomed to stand aloof from human differences as those of beings who were all alike in need of liquor, broke silence, by saying in a doubtful tone to his cousin the butcher--
Harassed by this reflection, he made haste with his scanty pothouse supper, and having finished it called the landlord, and shutting himself into the stable with him, fell on his knees before him, saying, "From this spot I rise not, valiant knight, until your courtesy grants me the boon I seek, one that will redound to your praise and the benefit of the human race.
The landlord having taken his seat directly opposite to the door of the parlour, determined to keep guard there the whole night.
As I was not able to cut my dinner, the old landlord with a shining bald head did it for me.
He was, no doubt, the not very amiable landlord of this charming dwelling-place.
Not knowing their names, the landlord distinguished them, at the coroner's suggestion, as the fair gentleman, and the dark gentleman.
To the Grandmother, however, our landlord, for some reason or another, allotted such a sumptuous suite that he fairly overreached himself; for he assigned her a suite consisting of four magnificently appointed rooms, with bathroom, servants' quarters, a separate room for her maid, and so on.
The matter-of-fact and doubtful folks, of whom there were a few among the Maypole customers, as unluckily there always are in every little community, were inclined to look upon this tradition as rather apocryphal; but, whenever the landlord of that ancient hostelry appealed to the mounting block itself as evidence, and triumphantly pointed out that there it stood in the same place to that very day, the doubters never failed to be put down by a large majority, and all true believers exulted as in a victory.
He is not the clerk, he is not the landlord; he ranks above the clerk, and represents the landlord, who is seldom seen.