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lease

 (lēs)
n.
1. A contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified period in exchange for a specified rent or other form of payment.
2. The term or duration of such a contract.
tr.v. leased, leas·ing, leas·es
1. To grant use or occupation of under the terms of a contract.
2. To get or hold by such a contract.
Idiom:
a new lease on life
An opportunity to improve one's circumstances or outlook.

[Middle English les, from Anglo-Norman, from lesser, to lease, variant of Old French laissier, to let go, from Latin laxāre, to loosen, from laxus, loose; see slēg- in Indo-European roots.]

leas′a·ble adj.
leas′er n.

lease

(liːs)
n
1. (Law) a contract by which property is conveyed to a person for a specified period, usually for rent
2. (Law) the instrument by which such property is conveyed
3. (Law) the period of time for which it is conveyed
4. a prospect of renewed health, happiness, etc: a new lease of life.
vb (tr)
5. (Law) to grant possession of (land, buildings, etc) by lease
6. (Law) to take a lease of (property); hold under a lease
[C15: via Anglo-French from Old French lais (n), from laissier to let go, from Latin laxāre to loosen]
ˈleasable adj
ˈleaser n

lease

(liːz)
n
(Agriculture) dialect open pasture or common
[Old English lǣs; perhaps related to Old Norse lāth property]

lease

(lis)

n., v. leased, leas•ing. n.
1. a contract conveying land, renting property, etc., to another for a specified period.
2. the property leased.
3. the period of time for which a lease is made: a five-year lease.
v.t.
4. 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.
5. to take or hold by lease: He leased the farm from the sheriff.
v.i.
6. to grant a lease; let or rent: to lease at a lower rental.
Idioms:
a new lease on life, a chance to improve one's situation or to live longer or more happily.
[1350–1400; Middle English les < Anglo-French (Old French lais legacy), n. derivative of lesser to lease, literally, let go (Old French laissier) < Latin laxāre to release, let go. See lax]
leas′a•ble, adj.
leas′er, n.

Lease, Lece

 three; a quantity of thread.
Examples: lease of fish; of hares; of thread, 1391.

lease


Past participle: leased
Gerund: leasing

Imperative
lease
lease
Present
I lease
you lease
he/she/it leases
we lease
you lease
they lease
Preterite
I leased
you leased
he/she/it leased
we leased
you leased
they leased
Present Continuous
I am leasing
you are leasing
he/she/it is leasing
we are leasing
you are leasing
they are leasing
Present Perfect
I have leased
you have leased
he/she/it has leased
we have leased
you have leased
they have leased
Past Continuous
I was leasing
you were leasing
he/she/it was leasing
we were leasing
you were leasing
they were leasing
Past Perfect
I had leased
you had leased
he/she/it had leased
we had leased
you had leased
they had leased
Future
I will lease
you will lease
he/she/it will lease
we will lease
you will lease
they will lease
Future Perfect
I will have leased
you will have leased
he/she/it will have leased
we will have leased
you will have leased
they will have leased
Future Continuous
I will be leasing
you will be leasing
he/she/it will be leasing
we will be leasing
you will be leasing
they will be leasing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been leasing
you have been leasing
he/she/it has been leasing
we have been leasing
you have been leasing
they have been leasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been leasing
you will have been leasing
he/she/it will have been leasing
we will have been leasing
you will have been leasing
they will have been leasing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been leasing
you had been leasing
he/she/it had been leasing
we had been leasing
you had been leasing
they had been leasing
Conditional
I would lease
you would lease
he/she/it would lease
we would lease
you would lease
they would lease
Past Conditional
I would have leased
you would have leased
he/she/it would have leased
we would have leased
you would have leased
they would have leased
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lease - property that is leased or rented out or letlease - property that is leased or rented out or let
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
car rental, hire car, rent-a-car, self-drive, u-drive, you-drive - a rented car; "she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel"
sublease, sublet - a lease from one lessee to another
2.lease - a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
3.lease - the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
Verb1.lease - let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"
contract, undertake - enter into a contractual arrangement
2.lease - hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
contract, undertake - enter into a contractual arrangement
3.lease - grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
sublease, sublet - lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person; "We sublet our apartment over the summer"
4.lease - 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?"
acquire, get - come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

lease

verb hire, rent, let, loan, charter, rent out, hire out He went to Toronto, where he leased an apartment.

lease

verb
1. To give temporary use of in return for payment:
hire (out), let, rent.
2. To engage the temporary use of (something) for a fee:
Translations
عَقْد إيجارعَقْدُ الإِيجَارِيُؤَجِّريُؤَجِّر، يَسْتأجِر
nájemní smlouvanajmout sipronajmout (si)
lejelejemål
vuokrasopimusvuokrata
zakupzakupiti
bérbe veszhaszonbérlet
leigusamningurtaka á leigu; leigja út
賃貸借する賃貸借契約
임대(임차)하다임대차계약
išperkamoji nuomaišperkamosios nuomos sutartisnuomotinuomotis
iznomātnomanomas laiksnomas līgumsnomāšana
nájomná zmluva
hyrahyreskontrakt
เช่าสัญญาเช่า
kiralamakkira ile tutmakkira sözleşmesikira sözleşmesi/kontratı
cho thuêhợp đồng cho thuê

lease

[liːs]
A. Ncontrato m de arrendamiento
to take a house on a 99-year leasealquilar una casa con un contrato de arrendamiento de 99 años
to let sth out on leasearrendar algo, dar algo en arriendo
to give sb a new lease of lifehacer revivir a algn
to take on a new lease of life [person] → recobrar su vigor; [thing] → renovarse
B. VT (= take) → arrendar (from de) → tomar en arriendo; (= rent) → alquilar; (= give) (also lease out) → arrendar, alquilar, dar en arriendo
lease back VT + ADVsubarrendar

lease

[ˈliːs]
n
(= legal agreement, contract) (on property)bail m
a ten-year lease → un bail de 10 ans
(on car, plane)contrat m de location longue durée, contrat m de location-vente
on lease → en location
on lease to sb → loué(e) à qn
to give sb a new lease of life (British) to give sb a new lease on life (US)donner à qn un nouveau souffle
The operation has given me a new lease of life → L'opération m'a donné un nouveau souffle.
modif
lease payment (on property)loyer m; (for car, boat)traite f
a lease agreement (for property)un bail, un contrat de bail
She has signed a lease agreement for a New york apartment → Elle a signé un bail or un contrat de bail sur un appartement newyorkais.
vt [+ property] → louer à bail; [+ car] → louer
to lease sth to sb → louer qch à qn
She hopes to lease the building to students → Elle espère louer l'immeuble à des étudiants.
lease back
vt sepvendre en cession-bail

lease

n (of land, farm, business premises etc)Pacht f; (= contract)Pachtvertrag m; (of house, flat, office)Miete f; (= contract)Mietvertrag m; (of equipment)Leasing nt; (= contract)Leasingvertrag m; the lease was prematurely terminateddie Pacht or das Pachtverhältnis/das Mietverhältnis wurde vorzeitig beendet; to take a lease on a houseein Haus mieten; to take a lease on business premisesein Geschäft(sgrundstück) ntpachten; to take a house on a 99-year leaseein Haus auf 99 Jahre pachten; you can buy the lease for a period of 99 yearsSie können einen Pachtvertrag für 99 Jahre abschließen; we rented the house/farm on a leasewir haben das Haus gemietet/den Bauernhof gepachtet; to let something on a leaseetw verpachten/vermieten; to be on lease to …verpachtet/vermietet sein an (+acc); to give somebody a new lease of lifejdm (neuen) Aufschwung geben; the renovations have given the old farmhouse a new lease of lifedurch die Renovierung ist der alte Bauernhof wieder in Schuss gekommen
vt (= take)pachten (from von), in Pacht nehmen (from bei); house, flat, officemieten (from von); equipmentmieten, leasen (from von); (= give: also lease out) → verpachten (→ to an +acc), → in Pacht geben (to sb jdm); house, flat, officevermieten (→ to an +acc); equipmentvermieten, leasen (→ to an +acc)

lease

:
leaseback
nVerkauf und Rückmiete pl
attr arrangementmit Rückvermietung an den Verkäufer
leasehold
n (= property)Pachtbesitz m; (= land also)Pachtgrundstück nt; (= building also)gepachtetes Gebäude; (= contract, tenure)Pachtvertrag m; who has the lease on the property?wer hat das Land/Gebäude gepachtet?; we own the house on leasewir haben das Haus langfristig gepachtet; lease reformMietrechtsreform f
adjgepachtet; lease property (generally) → Pachtbesitz m; (= land)Pachtgrund m, → Pachtland nt; (= building)Pachtobjekt nt
adv to buy a property leaseein Objekt ntmit Pachtvertrag kaufen
leaseholder
nPächter(in) m(f)

lease

[liːs]
1. ncontratto di affitto (a lungo termine con responsabilità simili a quelle di un proprietario)
on lease → in affitto
to give sb a new lease of life (fig) → ridare nuova vita a qn
2. vt (take) → affittare, prendere in affitto; (give) (also lease out) → affittare, dare in affitto
lease back vt + adveffettuare un lease-back inv

lease

(liːs) noun
(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.
verb
to give or acquire a house etc in this way. He leases the land from the local council.

lease

عَقْدُ الإِيجَارِ, يُؤَجِّر nájemní smlouva, pronajmout (si) leje, lejemål Pacht, pachten εκμισθώνω, μισθωτήριο arriendo, usufructo vuokrasopimus, vuokrata bail, louer zakup, zakupiti affittare, locazione 賃貸借する, 賃貸借契約 임대(임차)하다, 임대차계약 lease, leasen leie dzierżawa, wziąć w dzierżawę arrendamento, arrendar аренда, сдавать в аренду hyra, hyreskontrakt เช่า, สัญญาเช่า kira sözleşmesi, kiralamak cho thuê, hợp đồng cho thuê 出租, 租借
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said he, "our lease will be up in three weeks, and I can't see how to leave before.
They were ancient sea -- captains, for the most part, who, after being tossed on every sea, and standing up sturdily against life's tempestuous blast, had finally drifted into this quiet nook, where, with little to disturb them, except the periodical terrors of a Presidential election, they one and all acquired a new lease of existence.
An earthly despotism would be the absolutely perfect earthly government, if the conditions were the same, namely, the despot the perfectest individual of the human race, and his lease of life perpetual.
For instance, there is the word VERMIETHEN (to let, to lease, to hire); and the word VERHEIRATHEN (another way of saying to marry).
There was a sale of the furniture and lease, at Norwood; and Tiffey told me, little thinking how interested I was in the story, that, paying all the just debts of the deceased, and deducting his share of outstanding bad and doubtful debts due to the firm, he wouldn't give a thousand pounds for all the assets remaining.
By the aid of cunning architects he had first blasted his harbour into shape, then built his hotels and pleasure-palaces, and then leased them to dependants of his who knew the right sort of people, and who knew that it was as much as their lease was worth to find accommodation for teetotal amateur photographers or wistful wandering Sunday-school treats.
I have a lease of this land--and gravelly, poor stuff it is--and I am no ways beholden to Sir John's likings and dislikings.
And the Spy-glass is sold, lease and goodwill and rigging; and the old girl's off to meet me.
My eldest uncle John had left me an estate in land, near Epping, of about thirty pounds a year; and I had a long lease of the Black Bull in Fetter-Lane, which yielded me as much more; so that I was not in any danger of leaving my family upon the parish.
Balch was not required to pay a cent in advance, except his railway fare, and before he was many years older he had sold his lease for a handsome fortune of a quarter of a million dollars, honestly earned by his initiative and enterprise.
I will not accept as the crown of my desires a block of buildings with tenements for the poor on a lease of a thousand years, and perhaps with a sign-board of a dentist hanging out.
He had reserved the house and half the garden, and building a wall between the garden and the workshops, had let them upon lease with the pavilions at the bottom of the garden.