|n.||1.||Any opinion, principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine, which a person holds or maintains as true; as, the tenets of Plato or of Cicero.|
|Noun||1.||tenet - a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof|
TENET. Which he holds. There are two ways of stating the tenure in an action
of waste. The averment is either in the tenet and the tenuit; it has a
reference to the time of the waste done, and not to the time of bringing the
2. When the averment is in the tenet the plaintiff on obtaining a verdict, will recover the place wasted, namely, that part of the premises in which the waste was exclusively done, if it were done in a par only, together with treble damages. But when the averment is in the tenuit, the tenancy being at an end, he will have judgment for his damages only. 2 Greenl. Ev. 652.