holding over

Definition of "holding over"
  1. The act of occupying a rental property beyond the agreed lease or rental agreement term, usually turning a tenant into a month-to-month renter when done with the landlord's consent
How to use "holding over" in a sentence
  1. After her lease expired, she was holding over until she could find a new apartment.
  2. The businessman was holding over in the office space while waiting for his new premises to be ready.
  3. While holding over might incur extra costs, the convenience it provided was unbeatable.

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