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Noun: lease  lees
  1. Property that is leased or rented out or let
    - rental, letting
     
  2. A contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment
     
  3. The period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
    - term of a contract
Verb: lease  lees
  1. Let for money
    "We leased our apartment to friends while we were abroad";
    - rent
     
  2. Hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
    - rent, hire, charter
     
  3. Grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
    "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners";
    - let, rent
     
  4. Engage for service under a term of contract
    "Let's lease a car";
    - rent, hire, charter, engage, take

Derived forms: leasing, leased, leases

Type of: acquire, belongings, contract, get, give, holding, period, period of time, property, time period, undertake

Encyclopedia: Lease