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Definition 1: a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment - [noun denoting communication]

(lease is a kind of ...) a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

Definition 2: property that is leased or rented out or let - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for lease in the sense of this definition

(lease is a kind of ...) something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone

"that hat is my property" "he is a man of property"

(... is a kind of lease ) a rented car

"she picked up a hire car at the airport and drove to her hotel"

(... is a kind of lease ) a lease from one lessee to another

Definition 3: the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for lease in the sense of this definition

(lease is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

Definition 4: engage for service under a term of contract - [verb of possession]

Samples where lease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We took an apartment on a quiet street
  • Let's rent a car
  • Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Synonyms for lease in the sense of this definition

(lease is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 5: grant use or occupation of under a term of contract - [verb of possession]

Samples where lease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners

Synonyms for lease in the sense of this definition

(lease is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of lease ) lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person

"We sublet our apartment over the summer"

Samples where lease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad

Synonyms for lease in the sense of this definition

(lease is a kind of ...) enter into a contractual arrangement

Synonyms for lease in the sense of this definition

(lease is a kind of ...) enter into a contractual arrangement

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