What does the word occupant mean?

Usage examples for occupant

  1. One of them- Godfrey's- lingered on the high- backed chair, but this time it had no occupant. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  2. Next, he had visited the lean- to, where he felt his way carefully from stall to stall, discovering no occupant. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  3. The only other occupant of the room was its owner; and he was moving tranquilly about arranging his " specimens," dividing his attention about evenly between these and the subject of conversation. – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford