a person or organization that holds, or has the use of, property by payment of rent.

1350–1400; Middle English; see rent1, -er1 Unabridged
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renter (ˈrɛntə)
1.  a person who lets his property in return for rent, esp a landlord
2.  a person who rents property from another; tenant
3.  a distributor of films to cinemas for commercial showing

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Renters necessarily consume housing, so they will be taxed on the expenditure of rent.
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