Definition of "attorn"
  1. The act of acknowledging or accepting a new property owner or landlord while maintaining the same occupancy
How to use "attorn" in a sentence
  1. When the building was sold, the tenants had to attorn to the new owner to continue living there.
  2. By signing the attorn agreement, the renter accepted the change in property ownership.
  3. The commercial tenants chose to attorn rather than vacating the premise after it changed hands.

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