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les·see

 (lĕ-sē′)
n.
One that holds a lease; a tenant.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from past participle of lesser, to let out, lease; see lease.]

lessee

(lɛˈsiː)
n
(Law) a person to whom a lease is granted; a tenant under a lease
[C15: via Anglo-French from Old French lessé, from lesser to lease1]
lesˈseeship n

les•see

(lɛˈsi)

n.
a person to whom a lease is granted.
[1485–95; < Anglo-French. See lease, -ee]
les•see′ship, n.

lessee

a person or entity to whom a lease is given; a person or entity that leases property as a tenant.
See also: Property and Ownership
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lessee - a tenant who holds a lease
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
renter, tenant - someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else; "the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent"
Translations
vuokralainen

lessee

[leˈsiː] N [of house] → inquilino/a m/f; [of land] → arrendatario/a m/f

lessee

[ˌlɛˈsiː] nlocataire m/f (à bail), preneur/euse m/f

lessee

nPächter(in) m(f); (of house, flat)Mieter(in) m(f); (of equipment)Leasingnehmer(in) m(f)

lessee

[lɛˈsiː] naffittuario/a, locatario/a
References in classic literature ?
It was beyond all argument superior to the telephones then in use and the lessees of Bell telephones clamored with one voice for "a transmitter as good as Edison's.
There's only a little bit of the vineyard that isn't abandoned-- just enough to make wine for the present Italian lessees, who are running a poverty-stricken milk ranch on the leavings of the soil.
Members of the Federal National Council on Tuesday approved a draft law on finance leases - a type of lease in which banks and finance companies are typically the legal owners of assets for the duration of the lease, while the lessees not only have operating control over the assets, but also have a substantial share of the economic risks and returns from the change in the valuation of the underlying assets.
When adopted, the new leasing guidance may have the largest-ever impact of a new accounting standard in terms of gross dollars on the balance sheets of lessees.
Lessees will recognize expense based on the payment provisions of the lease contract.
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) today issued its leases standard that will require lessees to recognise all leases on their balance sheets, with certain exemptions.
or CJHDevCo) or the side of the locators and lessees themselves who have blatantly objected to Casanova's harassment and unwarranted threats of eviction.
The new legislative regime for real property leases in Bahrain introduces a number of new requirements that lessors and lessees need to comply with, including the requirement to register their leases.
Since more companies are involved in leasing transactions as lessees rather than as lessors, the following focuses on how the proposed standard is expected to affect lessees.
To help lessees better understand the leasehold system and how it works, the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) and the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) have updated and re-launched one of their key guidance booklets: Living in Leasehold Flats.
With regards to the lessee, we have considered the tax treatment of lessees in Germany, the UK and the US.
MUCH is said about, and comments made on, the way landlords and managing agents should conduct themselves in delivering management services to blocks of leasehold flats - services that enable lessees to enjoy their home and the community in which they live.