Business / Real Estate / Dominant Tenement: The estate that is said to attach to and derive benefit from the servient estate in reference to an easement appurtenant. For example, an easement road passes over an owners land (the servient tenement) to give access to an adjacent parcel (the dominant tenement). The dominant tenement usually adjoins the servient tenement.
Dominant Adjective Synonyms: predominant, chief, main, principal, primary, prevailing, outstanding, pre-eminent, paramount
Dominant Verb Synonyms: commanding, authoritative, controlling, governing, ruling, leading, reigning, influential, assertive, supreme, superior, ascendant
Business / Real Estate / Servient Tenement: Land on which an easement exists in favor of an adjacent property (called a dominant tenement or estate), also called a servient estate. If property A has a right-of-way across property B, property B MORE