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someone who pays rent to use land or property and has signed a lease (=a legal agreement) with the owner. The owner is called the lessor.
someone who allows another person to pay to use their land or property under a lease (=a legal agreement). The person who uses the land or property is the lessee.
someone who pays to live in a house with the person who owns it. The usual American word is roomer.
someone who rents a house, room, or flat from a tenant (=the person who is already renting it from the owner)
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