lease lease  /ˈlis/


  1. (n) property that is leased or rented out or let
  2. (n) a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment
  3. (n) the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
  4. (v) let for money
  5. (v) hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
  6. (v) grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
  7. (v) engage for service under a term of contract

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  1. How to dump your car lease--or find a cheap deal on a set of dream wheels.
  2. You'll pay to dump a lease, but the price can be thousands less than you would owe if you turned the lease in early to a dealer.
  3. Still, the use of so many lease workers in Leipzig is a sore point.


  1. Air Lease Corporation Announces The Placement Of One New Airbus A321-200 With Etihad Airways

    Today Air Lease Corporation announced a long term lease agreement with Etihad Airways based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for one new Airbus A321-200 aircraft with sharklets, scheduled for delivery in April 2015
    on June 14, 2013     Source: AerospaceOnline

  2. $46M in Lease Revenue Refunding Bonds Rated A+ By Fitch Ratings

    About $46 million in new lease revenue refunding bonds the City of San Diego plans to issue this month were rated A+ by Fitch Ratings.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Diego Business Journal

  3. Parking lease opponents appealing, seeking stay

    The parking lease opponents who sued the city of Cincinnati to stop it from leasing parking meters,... - 11:13 pm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

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