Definitions for LEASElis
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
leaselis(n.; v.)leased, leas•ing.
(n.)a contract conveying land, renting property, etc., to another for a specified period.
the property leased.
the period of time for which a lease is made:
a five-year lease.
(v.t.)to grant the temporary possession or use of (lands, tenements, etc.) to another, usu. for compensation at a fixed rate; let:
to lease one's apartment to a friend.
to take or hold by lease:
He leased the farm from the sheriff.
(v.i.)to grant a lease; let or rent:
to lease at a lower rental.
Idioms for lease:
a new lease on life, a chance to improve one's situation or to live longer or more happily.
Origin of lease:
1350–1400; ME les < AF (OF lais legacy), n. der. of lesser to lease, lit., let go (OF laissier) < L laxāre to release , let go. See lax
lease, rental, letting(noun)
property that is leased or rented out or let
a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment
lease, term of a contract(verb)
the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
let for money
"We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"
rent, hire, charter, lease(verb)
hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
lease, let, rent(verb)
grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
"I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take(verb)
engage for service under a term of contract
"We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a legal agreement in which one person pays money to use another person's property for a period
We signed a three-year lease on the car.; to lease an apartment/building/car etc.
to gather what harvesters have left behind; to glean
to grant to another by lease the possession of, as of lands, tenements, and hereditaments; to let; to demise; as, a landowner leases a farm to a tenant; -- sometimes with out
to hold under a lease; to take lease of; as, a tenant leases his land from the owner
a demise or letting of lands, tenements, or hereditaments to another for life, for a term of years, or at will, or for any less interest than that which the lessor has in the property, usually for a specified rent or compensation
the contract for such letting
any tenure by grant or permission; the time for which such a tenure holds good; allotted time
Translations for LEASE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(the period of) an agreement giving the use of a house etc on payment of rent
We signed the lease yesterday; a twenty-year lease.
- عَقْد إيجارArabic
- (договор за) наем/наеманеBulgarian
- contrato de arrendamentoPortuguese (BR)
- nájemní smlouvaCzech
- der MietvertragGerman
- contrato de arrendamientoSpanish
- اجاره؛ کرایهFarsi
- पट्टा, पट्टेHindi
- perjanjian sewaIndonesian
- (contratto di) affittoItalian
- 임대차 계약Korean
- išperkamoji nuoma, išperkamosios nuomos sutartisLithuanian
- noma; nomāšana; nomas laiks; nomas līgumsLatvian
- huur, huurtermijnDutch
- (leie)kontrakt, bygselbrevNorwegian
- اجاره؛ کرایهPersian
- contrato de arrendamentoPortuguese
- (perioadă de) închiriereRomanian
- nájomná zmluvaSlovak
- najemna pogodbaSlovenian
- kira sözleşmesi/kontratıTurkish
- 租約，租期Chinese (Trad.)
- اجارہ، کرایہ داری کا سر خطUrdu
- sự cho thuê nhà đấtVietnamese
- 租约，租期Chinese (Simp.)
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