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One that holds a lease; a tenant.
[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from past participle of lesser, to let out, lease; see lease.]
(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]
a person to whom a lease is granted.
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
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holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"