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1. lease

verb. ['ˈliːs'] let for money.

Synonyms

  • rent
  • undertake

Antonyms

  • repel
  • arrive
  • disengage

Etymology

  • leas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lesan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word lease


1. Verb, base form
Purchase or lease a ranch to serve as the headquarters for your horse-racing business.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The tenant must leave the house or apartment on the day the lease expires.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Sometimes when you lease a car, you fall in love with it.

4. Adjective
You also have to pay lease termination fees if you trade the car in early.

Quotes containing the word lease


1. And you can't have two stars in one relationship. Somebody has to be willing to be the wagon...at lease some of the time
- Meg Cabot, Queen of Babble Gets Hitched

2. lease-lend

noun. the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause.

Synonyms

  • lend-lease
  • transfer

Antonyms

  • export
  • import
  • download

3. lend-lease

noun. the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause.

Synonyms

  • lease-lend
  • transfer

Antonyms

  • export
  • import
  • download

4. lease

noun. ['ˈliːs'] a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment.

Antonyms

  • isotropy

Etymology

  • leas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lesan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lease

noun. ['ˈliːs'] property that is leased or rented out or let.

Synonyms

  • you-drive
  • sublet
  • sublease
  • holding
  • u-drive
  • belongings
  • rent-a-car
  • self-drive
  • hire car
  • property
  • rental
  • car rental

Antonyms

  • solubility
  • anisotropy
  • strength
  • insolubility

Etymology

  • leas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lesan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. lease

noun. ['ˈliːs'] the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect.

Synonyms

  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • fire
  • employer
  • decertify
  • lose

Etymology

  • leas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lesan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. lease

verb. ['ˈliːs'] hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services.

Synonyms

  • charter
  • undertake
  • rent
  • contract

Antonyms

  • bore
  • unlock
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • leas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lesan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. lease

verb. ['ˈliːs'] engage for service under a term of contract.

Synonyms

  • charter
  • rent
  • get
  • engage
  • take
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • sell
  • end
  • stay

Etymology

  • leas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lesan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. lease

verb. ['ˈliːs'] grant use or occupation of under a term of contract.

Synonyms

  • let
  • sublease
  • give
  • rent

Antonyms

  • pull out
  • leave
  • dissuade
  • go

Etymology

  • leas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lesen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lesan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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