Synonyms for Tenure:

n.

permission, entry, priority, public interest, concession, entrance, voice, access, right. background, business, calling, occupancy, career, call, delegation, division of labor, occupation, collaboration, place, appointment. head, headteacher, houseparent, educator, headmistress, faculty, headmaster, housemaster, coach, instructor. occupancy (noun)
security, ownership, occupation.
possession (noun)
ownership.
tenure (noun)
term of office, land tenure, incumbency.
time in position of responsibility (noun)
occupancy, occupation, security, incumbency, ownership.

Other synonyms:

occupancy. occupation. Other relevant words:
ownership, occupation, permission, security, business, occupancy, right, appointment, place.

Usage examples for tenure

  1. Uncertain is the tenure of the Northman unless the Dragon of Wessex be put down. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  2. He could not feel them to be absurd while Mrs. Burman's tenure of existence barred the ceremony. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. For several years they had either been in Opposition, or in office under a most precarious tenure depending entirely upon a majority from Lower Canada. – George Brown by John Lewis