lessee


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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 ?
"Lessee you drink now," he said; and Jurgis took the bottle and turned it up to his mouth, and a wonderfully unearthly liquid ecstasy poured down his throat, tickling every nerve of him, thrilling him with joy.
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." This, of course, could not be had in a moment, and the five months that followed were the darkest days in the childhood of the telephone.
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.
1 Does lease transfer title of the leased property from the lessor to the lessee?
LEASE AGREEMENT FOR PRIVATELY OWNED PROPERTY BETWEEN [INSERT PARTY(S) NAME(S)] AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA __________________________________________________________ This LEASE, is made and entered into this__day of__in the year of 20__, between the owner, __, hereinafter called the Lessor, and the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, hereinafter called the Lessee. The Lessor and the Lessee may be referred to jointly as the "Parties," and each separately as a "Party." In consideration for the RENT specified in Article 3, below, the Parties promise and agree as follows: 1.
Equipment leasing, to put it simply, is the means by which one party, the lessor, lays out a capital sum for the acquisition of an asset, and another person, the lessee, uses that asset and in return pays a fee including rent, to the lessor.
1111/2007 Titled M/S SIZA Foods (Pvt) Ltd, show that the lessee has moved a contempt application against the CDA management that it was contumaciously violating the order of the Supreme Court (SC) and wanted to guillotine their business at a premature stage.
Voids are service charge monies that pay for unsold flats on new developments once the first flat in the block has been sold to a lessee. From the date of the first sale of a flat in a block it is quite clear in contract law that the lessee has the contractual right to receive all the services set out in the lease and to pay only the apportionment of the cost of those services, also set out in the lease.
If a lessee is going away for more than 48 hours then they should turn off the water at the stopcock in the flat.
A lease is a contractual agreement that (1) conveys to the lessee the right to use property legally owned by the lessor and (2) obligates the lessee to compensate the lessor for the use of the property.
A lease is a form of agreement wherein, as defined by International Accounting Standard 17, a lessor conveys to the lessee, in return for a payment or series of payments, the right to use an asset for an agreed period of time.