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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lease  \Lease\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Leased};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Leasing}.]  [F.  laisser  OF  laissier  lessier,  to  leave 
  transmit,  L.  laxare  to  loose,  slacken,  from  laxus  loose, 
  wide.  See  {Lax},  and  cf  {Lesser}.] 
  1.  To  grant  to  another  by  lease  the  possession  of  as  of 
  lands,  tenements,  and  hereditaments;  to  let  to  demise; 
  as  a  landowner  leases  a  farm  to  a  tenant;  --  sometimes 
  with  out 
 
  There  were  some  [houses]  that  were  leased  out  for 
  three  lives.  --Addison. 
 
  2.  To  hold  under  a  lease;  to  take  lease  of  as  a  tenant 
  leases  his  land  from  the  owner. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leased 
  adj  :  hired  for  the  exclusive  temporary  use  of  a  group  of 
  travelers;  "a  chartered  plane";  "the  chartered  buses 
  arrived  on  time"  [syn:  {chartered},  {hired}]  [ant:  {unchartered}] 




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