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rent·er

 (rĕn′tər)
n.
1. One that receives payment in exchange for the use of one's property by another.
2. One that pays rent for the use of another's property; a tenant.

renter

(ˈrɛntə)
n
1. a person who lets his or her property in return for rent, esp a landlord
2. a person who rents property from another; tenant
3. (Film) a distributor of films to cinemas for commercial showing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.renter - someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone elserenter - someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else; "the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent"
leaseholder, lessee - a tenant who holds a lease
boarder, lodger, roomer - a tenant in someone's house
payer, remunerator - a person who pays money for something
2.renter - an owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person
owner, proprietor - (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"
References in classic literature ?
She became a subscriber; amazed at being anything in propria persona, amazed at her own doings in every way, to be a renter, a chuser of books
I suspect," said Sir Walter coolly, "that Admiral Croft will be best known in Bath as the renter of Kellynch Hall.
A small, low door gave egress from the walled space we have been describing into the projected street, the ground having been abandoned as unproductive by its various renters, and had now fallen so completely in general estimation as to return not even the one-half per cent it had originally paid.
While only a third of renters currently carry renter's insurance, this will increase as more landlords require it.
The findings suggest that, given their financial fragility and low levels of financial literacy, the renter population could have a difficult time responding to income shocks and the financial consequences associated with them.
Neighbors told police that the renter works nights as a delivery driver, and "has lived there about a year and is a very nice man.
Noting that there are many new, innovative services available to providers designed to lessen the need for rental deposits, Renter Nation has encouraged providers to implement such services.
The firm said that it is launching 'Carpartment Insurance,' which has been designed to be especially attractive to renters under the age of 35 as it combines auto insurance with renter's insurance.
The average renter owns $30,000 worth of possessions, and 54 percent of renters believe it would take them 3 or more years to replace damaged, stolen or vandalized clothing, furniture and electronics.
Moreover, all the information that renters share by using MapThatPad will be available to brokers -- with the renter's permission -- so that brokers can help deliver a renter an apartment that actually meets his or her demands.
Rochon takes care of the property rental of the cottage, she maintains the cottage over the summer, she does all the advertising for the renter and she deals completely with the cottage customer.
Also, the extremely large share of ethnic minorities seen in the pool of renter prospects for both apartments and single-family homes could have a greater impact on the industry than we perhaps realize now.