Definitions for lease
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lease.
lease, rental, lettingnoun
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 contractverb
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, leaseverb
hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
lease, let, rentverb
grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
"I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, takeverb
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?"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: laisser, French. Henry Spelman
Why, cousin, wer’t thou regent of the world,
It were a shame to let this land by lease. William Shakespeare.
Lords of the world have but for life their lease,
And that too, if the lessor please, must cease. John Denham.
I have heard a man talk with contempt of bishops leases, as on a worse foot than the rest of his estate. Jonathan Swift.
Our high-plac’d Macbeth
Shall live the lease of nature. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
Thou to give the world increase,
Short’ned hast thy own life’s lease. John Milton.
To let by lease.
Etymology: from the noun.
Where the vicar leases his glebe, the tenant must pay the great tithes to the rector or impropriator, and the small tithes to the vicar. John Ayliffe, Parergon.
To glean; to gather what the harvest men leave.
Etymology: lesen, Dutch.
She in harvest us’d to lease;
But harvest done, to chare-work did aspire,
Meat, drink, and two-pence, was her daily hire. Dryden.
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
Etymology: [F. laisser, OF. laissier, lessier, to leave, transmit, L. laxare to loose, slacken, from laxus loose, wide. See Lax, and cf. Lesser.]
A lease is a contractual arrangement calling for the lessee to pay the lessor for use of an asset. The narrower term rental agreement can be used to describe a lease in which the asset is tangible property. Language used is that the user rents the land or goods let or rented out by the owner. The verb to lease is less precise as it can refer to either of these actions. Examples of a lease for intangible property are use of a computer program, or use of a radio frequency. The term rental agreement is also sometimes used to describe a periodic lease agreement internationally and in some regions of the United States.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lēs, n. a contract letting a house, farm, &c. for a term of years: the duration or term of tenure: any tenure.—v.t. to let for a term of years:—pr.p. leas′ing; pa.t. and pa.p. leased.—adjs. Leas′able; Lease′hold, held by lease or contract.—n. a tenure held by lease.—ns. Lease′holder; Leas′er, one who leases. [Fr. laisser, to leave—L. laxāre, to loose, laxus, loose.]
lēz, v.i. (prov.) to glean.—n. Leas′ing, gleaning. [A.S. lesan, to gather.]
lēs, n. in weaving, the plane in which the warp-threads cross: this system of crossing.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'lease' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4313
Rank popularity for the word 'lease' in Nouns Frequency: #1552
The numerical value of lease in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of lease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
We're in favor of the Indian learning to farm, if he wants to lease the land, partner or plant it himself, it's his right. What's the problem? Quite the opposite, the day that the Indian starts to farm and to have his own income, it will be much better.
The homeowner pays a small fee to lease the equipment but receives the benefit on their monthly utility bill.
The fire sits south of our lease with a series of current and former tailings facilities that form a natural fire break.
We don't need to lease because we need to give other airlines the opportunity to feed.
What this sale will do is lock in about 188 square miles of public lands for oil and gas for the long-term, there's a fundamental disconnect with what they're doing with their lease sale and what they've committed on climate.
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- عقد الإيجارArabic
- Pacht, pachtenGerman
- εκμίσθωση, μισθωτήριο, σύμβαση μίσθωσηςGreek
- کرایه دادنPersian
- vuokrata, vuokrasopimus, vuokra-aikaFinnish
- gabh air mhàl, gabhailScottish Gaelic
- contratto di locazioneItalian
- ultrices accumsanLatin
- rīhitanga, rīhiMāori
- [[взять]] в [[аренда, [[брать]] в [[аренда, [[сда́ча]] в [[аренда, ли́зинг, аре́нда, [[взять]] [[внаём]], [[брать]] [[внаём]], арендова́ть, [[сда́ча]] [[внаём]]Russian
- cho thuêVietnamese
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