Lease

  • 1 lease — 1 / lēs/ n [Anglo French les, from lesser to grant by lease, from Old French laisser to let go, from Latin laxare to loosen, from laxus slack] 1 a: a contract by which an owner of property conveys exclusive possession, control, use, or enjoyment… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 lease — [lēs] n. [ME leas < Anglo Fr les < OFr lais < laissier: see LEASH] 1. a contract by which one party (landlord, or lessor) gives to another (tenant, or lessee) the use and possession of lands, buildings, property, etc. for a specified… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 lease — lease; lease·less; lease·man; re·lease·ment; re·lease; sub·lease; …

    English syllables

  • 4 Lease — (l[=e]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Leased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leasing}.] [F. laisser, OF. laissier, lessier, to leave, transmit, L. laxare to loose, slacken, from laxus loose, wide. See {Lax}, and cf. {Lesser}.] 1. To grant to another by lease the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Lease — (l[=e]s), n. [Cf. OF. lais. See {Lease}, v. t.] 1. The temporary transfer of a possession to another person in return for a fee or other valuable consideration paid for the transfer; especially, A demise or letting of lands, tenements, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Lease — steht für: einen Vorgang beim Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ein Rechtsinstitut im common law, siehe Landlord and tenant law Lease ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Rex Lease (1903–1966), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Siehe auch:… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 lease — ► NOUN ▪ a contract by which one party conveys land, property, services, etc. to another for a specified time, in return for payment. ► VERB ▪ let or rent on lease. ● a new lease of life Cf. ↑a new lease of life DERIVATIVES leasable ad …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Lease — (l[=e]z), v. i. [AS. lesan to gather; akin to D. lezen to gather, read, G. lesen, Goth. lisan to gather; cf. Lith lesti to peck.] To gather what harvesters have left behind; to glean. [Obs.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 lease–up — n: the act or practice of finding or acquiring tenants Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 Lease — (engl., spr. Lihs), 1) Verpachtung, Pachtgeld; 2) Pachtgeld von Gütern od. Grund u. Boden auf eine gewisse Zeit, um auf 99 Jahre Häuser darauf zu bauen, daher Leaseholder, so v.w. Pächter …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Lease — Lease, Verpachtung einer Eisenbahn, meist auf eine Zeit von 99 oder 999 Jahren, ist eine in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika häufig vorkommende Form einer verschleierten Verschmelzung von Eisenbahngesellschaften. Die volle, tatsächliche und… …

    Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • 12 lease — vb let, charter, *hire, rent …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 lease — [v] rent object, residence charter, hire, let, loan, rent out, sublease, sublet; concepts 89,115 Ant. sell …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 lease — a legal contract covering the possession and use of property, plant or equipment between the owner ( lessor) and another person ( lessee) at a given rent, for a stated length of time. Glossary of Business Terms A contract providing for the use of …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 Lease — A long term rental agreement, and a form of secured long term debt. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. lease lease 1 [liːs] verb [transitive] COMMERCE 1. if you lease something to someone, you give them the right to use it for a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 lease — Any agreement which gives rise to relationship of landlord and tenant (real property) or lessor and lessee (real or personal property). Smith v. Royal Ins. Co., C.C.A.Cal., Ill F.2d 667, 671. A contract for exclusive possession of lands,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 lease — Any agreement which gives rise to relationship of landlord and tenant (real property) or lessor and lessee (real or personal property). Smith v. Royal Ins. Co., C.C.A.Cal., Ill F.2d 667, 671. A contract for exclusive possession of lands,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 Lease — A lease is a legal document, but can be an oral arrangement, which confers a right on one person (called a tenant or ) to possess property belonging to another person (called a landlord or lessor) to the exclusion of the owner landlord. The… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 lease — lease1 W3 [li:s] n 1.) a legal agreement which allows you to use a building, car etc for a period of time, in return for rent lease on ▪ They took out a lease on a seven acre field. ▪ The landlord refused to renew his lease . ▪ The 99 year lease… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 lease — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ long, long term ▪ short, short term ▪ ten year, etc. ▪ commercial …

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