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The landlord of colonial days may not have been the greatest man in town, but he was certainly the best-known, often the most popular, and ever the most picturesque and cheerful figure.
Alice Morse Earle

Meaning of "landlord" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LANDLORD

landlord  [ˈlændˌlɔːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LANDLORD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Landlord is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LANDLORD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

landlord

Landlord

A landlord is the owner of a house, apartment, condominium, land or real estate which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant. When a juristic person is in this position, the term landlord is used. Other terms include lessor and owner. The term landlady may be used for female owners, and lessor applies to both genders.

Definition of landlord in the English dictionary

The first definition of landlord in the dictionary is a man who owns and leases property. Other definition of landlord is a man who owns or runs a lodging house, pub, etc. Landlord is also the lord of an estate.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LANDLORD


applaud
əˈplɔːd
belaud
bɪˈlɔːd
blaud
blɔːd
Claude
klɔːd
dewclawed
ˈdjuːˌklɔːd
druglord
ˈdrʌɡˌlɔːd
flawed
flɔːd
laud
lɔːd
lord
lɔːd
milord
mɪˈlɔːd
overlord
ˈəʊvəˌlɔːd
randlord
ˈrændˌlɔːd
slumlord
ˈslʌmˌlɔːd
unclawed
ʌnˈklɔːd
undeplored
ˌʌndɪˈplɔːd
unexplored
ˌʌnɪkˈsplɔːd
unflawed
ʌnˈflɔːd
unfloored
ʌnˈflɔːd
unlord
ʌnˈlɔːd
warlord
ˈwɔːˌlɔːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LANDLORD

landing stage
landing strip
landing wheels
landladies
landlady
landless
landlessness
landline
landlocked
landloper
landlordism
landlubber
landlubberly
landlubbing
landman
landmark
landmass
landmine
Landor
landowner

WORDS THAT END LIKE LANDLORD

absentee landlord
accord
afford
at a word
cord
ford
have a record
keyword
liege lord
mesne lord
my lord
Nord
Operation Overlord
Oxford
password
press lord
record
sword
the word
word

Synonyms and antonyms of landlord in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LANDLORD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «landlord» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of landlord

Translation of «landlord» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LANDLORD

Find out the translation of landlord to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of landlord from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «landlord» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

房东
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

casero
570 millions of speakers

English

landlord
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मकान मालिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صَاحِبُ الأَرْضَ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

домовладелец
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

proprietário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জমিদার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

propriétaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tuan tanah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vermieter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

家主
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tani
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ông chủ nhà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உரிமையாளர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जमीनदार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kiraya veren
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

padrone di casa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

właściciel domu czynszowego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

домовласник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

proprietar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σπιτονοικοκύρης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eienaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

värd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

husvert
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of landlord

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LANDLORD»

The term «landlord» is very widely used and occupies the 17.807 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LANDLORD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about landlord

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10 QUOTES WITH «LANDLORD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word landlord.
1
Alice Morse Earle
The landlord of colonial days may not have been the greatest man in town, but he was certainly the best-known, often the most popular, and ever the most picturesque and cheerful figure.
2
Gilbert Gottfried
A landlord is showing a couple around an apartment. The husband looks up and says, 'Wait a minute. This apartment doesn't have a ceiling.' The landlord answers, 'That's OK. The people upstairs don't walk around that much.'
3
Ed Lee
I used to brag that I can hold up any eviction - even if the landlord had legal rights, I could hold it up for a year.
4
Mark Margolis
I'm in my apartment in trendy Tribeca. I've been down here for 37 years, from before it was a fashionable neighbourhood. It's a wonderful place; it looks over the Hudson River. I can see 30 miles into New Jersey. My landlord would like me to die because the rent is very low. I'm trying to outlive him. He can get a lot more if I disappear.
5
Julian Ovenden
I don't assume that I am going to be cast as a Glaswegian landlord.
6
David Ricardo
As the revenue of the farmer is realized in raw produce, or in the value of raw produce, he is interested, as well as the landlord, in its high exchangeable value, but a low price of produce may be compensated to him by a great additional quantity.
7
John Ritter
Most people don't know that I am an accomplished dramatic actor... But I've performed in several Shakespeare productions including Hamlet, except in this version, Hamlet lives in an apartment with two women, and has to pretend he's gay so that the landlord won't evict him.
8
George William Russell
The relation of landlord and tenant is not an ideal one, but any relations in a social order will endure if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality.
9
Dave Sitek
I moved to L.A. after my landlord in Brooklyn tripled my rent. I spent months looking for other places to move to in New York, then one day I was in California eating a grapefruit, and I was like, 'This is what they taste like?' So I decided to move to L.A. and build a studio in my house.
10
George Weinberg
I try not to deal with people's hostility, though I must if they have something I need from them, as the professors did at Columbia or my landlord did.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LANDLORD»

Discover the use of landlord in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to landlord and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
New York Landlord's Law Book
"The New York Landlord's Law Book" explains New York landlord-tenant law in comprehensive, understandable terms, and gives landlords the tools they need to head off problems with tenants and government agencies alike.
Mary Ann Hallenborg, Marcia Stewart, 2003
2
California Landlord's Law Book, The: Rights & ...
For over 20 years, the definitive guide for landlords in the Golden State has clearly and comprehensively covered everything you need to know about: . security deposits . leases and rental agreements . inspections . habitability . liability ...
David Brown, Janet Portman, Ralph Warner, 2013
3
The New and Improved Landlord and Property Managers Guide to ...
Nancy takes you step by step through the set up process and gives you her own Chart of Accounts and Items list to boot! This book is awesome! PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE BLACK AND WHITE EDITION
Nancy Neville, 2007
4
Shakespeare's Landlord: A Lily Bard Mystery
A Lily Bard Mystery: 1 Welcome to Shakespeare, Arkansas.
Charlaine Harris, 2013
5
The Landlord's Legal Guide in Massachusetts
Complete with step-by-step instructions and the forms you need, this book can significantly reduce your costs and potential liability as a landlord.
Joseph P. DiBlasi, Mark Warda, 2004
6
The Weekend Landlord: From Credit Checks to Eviction and ...
Complete with frequently needed forms and helpful checklists, you can find the best tenants, handle any issues that come up and move on to the next tenant as circumstances demand.Manage Your MoneyMake smart decisions in selecting tenants, ...
James A. Landon, 2006
7
Complete Idiot's Guide to Being a Smart Landlord
Details the necessities of landlording, including acquiring property, renting versus leasing, and selecting tenants, and includes legal information and management tips.
Brian F. Edwards, Casey Edwards, Susannah Craig-Edwards, 2000
8
Landlord and Peasant in Persia: A Study of Land Tenure and ...
This is a study of land tenure and rural organization in Persia before the land reforms of 1962-6.
Ann S. K. Lambton, 1991
9
A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant
Containing coverage of up to date cases, as well as key documents, this book provides a valuable introduction for students and professionals alike.
Simon Garner, Alexandra Frith, 2010
10
The Perfect Landlord (in a Not So Perfect World)
This is a true story of Nancy Neville and her life as an Inner City landlord in the City of Detroit. For years everyone has asked Nancy to write a book about her experiences and finally she did.
by Nancy Neville, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LANDLORD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term landlord is used in the context of the following news items.
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Boris Johnson's good landlord scheme branded a flop - The Guardian
Boris Johnson's good landlord scheme branded a flop. Research shows only 0.2% of adverts for flats and homes mention the London Rental ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Seniors take on landlord - The Orange County Register
Hank Medina, 92, says a rent increase would force him out of the home he has lived in since the late 1970s. , SAM GANGWER, STAFF ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
3
Friendship Towers residents implore church landlord to repair A/C …
A group of senior citizens visited Friendship Baptist Church Sunday to implore their landlord to fix their air conditioning once and for all. «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jul 15»
4
Hazleton officials herald extradition of New Jersey landlord - Times …
The two officials over the weekend praised efforts to return an alleged deadbeat landlord from New Jersey to Luzerne County to face zoning ... «Wilkes Barre Times-Leader, Jul 15»
5
Shrinking Kodak takes on new role: startup landlord | The Financial …
But rather than selling off its sprawling, 2-square-mile (5.18-square kilometer) Kodak Park campus, the company has become landlord to 58 ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
6
New landlord of Redhill pub vows lifetime ban for those caught with …
THE landlord of Redhill pub The Tower has revealed his plan to give the venue a new lease of life by cracking down on drug use. When it was ... «Surrey Mirror, Jul 15»
7
Pub landlord charges £1 to spend a penny | Western Morning News
Pub landlord charges £1 to spend a penny. By WMNOVergnault | Posted: July 19, 2015. The Boatyard in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, is rated top of all the town's ... «Western Morning News, Jul 15»
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Jury Finds Levittown Man Guilty of Trying to Kill Landlord Before …
Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a jury has found a Levittown man guilty for trying to kill his landlord ... «LongIsland.com, Jul 15»
9
Former Beltinge pub landlord Carl Wright makes his pitch to be a …
A former pub landlord has become an online hit after uploading an audition tape to become a new presenter on BBC's Top Gear. Carl Wright ... «Kent Online, Jul 15»
10
After mayor's request, East Liberty landlord agrees to rescind 90-day …
A landlord under fire for telling some residents of two East Liberty apartment buildings that they had 90 days to leave to make way for ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»

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