"lease" Definition

  1. v. i. To gather what harvesters have left behind; to glean.
  2. v. t. 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.
  3. v. t. To hold under a lease; to take lease of; as, a tenant leases his land from the owner.
  4. v. t. 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.
  5. v. t. The contract for such letting.
  6. v. t. Any tenure by grant or permission; the time for which such a tenure holds good; allotted time.

More About lease

Position in dictionary: 56505 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "lease": 5
Words that end with "lease": 8
Words that contain "lease": 25
Next words in dictionary: leased, leasehold, leaseholder, leaser, leash, leashed, leashing, leasing, leasow, least
Previous words in dictionary: leasable, learnt, learning, learner, learned, learnable, learn, lear, leapt, leapingly

English Dictionary Definition of lease

Read all of this dictionary's definitions for the word "lease" on this page. Also learn the word type, other words that start with, end with or contain this word, the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms. The historical definitions of the word "lease" found on this page is taken from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.