Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

servient tenement

[sur-vee-uh nt] /ˈsɜr vi ənt/
noun, Law.
1.
land subject to an easement or servitude.
Origin of servient tenement
1675-1685
1675-85; servient < Latin servient- (stem of serviēns, present participle of servīre); see serve, -ent
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for servient tenement
Historical Examples
  • Then it's a case of dominant and servient tenement—a right of way by user as of right, or by a lost grant.

    Helena's Path Anthony Hope
British Dictionary definitions for servient tenement

servient tenement

/ˈsɜːvɪənt/
noun
1.
(property law) the land or tenement over which an easement or other encumbrance is exercised by the dominant tenement Compare dominant tenement
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for servient tenement

Word Value for servient

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends