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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lease  \Lease\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  lais.  See  {Lease},  v.  t.] 
  1.  A  demise  or  letting  of  lands,  tenements,  or  hereditaments 
  to  another  for  life,  for  a  term  of  years,  or  at  will  or 
  for  any  less  interest  than  that  which  the  lessor  has  in 
  the  property,  usually  for  a  specified  rent  or 
  2.  The  contract  for  such  letting. 
  3.  Any  tenure  by  grant  or  permission;  the  time  for  which  such 
  a  tenure  holds  good;  allotted  time. 
  Our  high-placed  Macbeth  Shall  live  the  lease  of 
  nature.  --Shak. 
  {Lease  and  release}  a  mode  of  conveyance  of  freehold  estates, 
  formerly  common  in  England  and  in  New  York.  its  place  is 
  now  supplied  by  a  simple  deed  of  grant.  --Burrill. 
  --Warren's  Blackstone. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lease  \Lease\,  v.  i.  [AS.  lesan  to  gather;  akin  to  D.  lezen  to 
  gather,  read,  G.  lesen,  Goth.  lisan  to  gather;  cf  Lith  lesti 
  to  peck.] 
  To  gather  what  harvesters  have  left  behind;  to  glean.  [Obs.] 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Record  \Re*cord"\  (r?*k?rd"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Recorded};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Recording}.]  [OE.  recorden  to  repeat,  remind, 
  F.  recorder,  fr  L.  recordari  to  remember;  pref.  re-  re-  + 
  cor,  cordis,  the  heart  or  mind.  See  {Cordial},  {Heart}.] 
  1.  To  recall  to  mind;  to  recollect;  to  remember;  to  meditate. 
  [Obs.]  ``I  it  you  record.''  --Chaucer. 
  2.  To  repeat;  to  recite;  to  sing  or  play.  [Obs.] 
  They  longed  to  see  the  day  to  hear  the  lark  Record 
  her  hymns,  and  chant  her  carols  blest.  --Fairfax. 
  3.  To  preserve  the  memory  of  by  committing  to  writing,  to 
  printing,  to  inscription,  or  the  like  to  make  note  of  to 
  write  or  enter  in  a  book  or  on  parchment,  for  the  purpose 
  of  preserving  authentic  evidence  of  to  register;  to 
  enroll;  as  to  record  the  proceedings  of  a  court;  to 
  record  historical  events. 
  Those  things  that  are  recorded  of  him  .  .  .  are 
  written  in  the  chronicles  of  the  kings.  --1  Esd.  i. 
  {To  record  a  deed},  {mortgage},  {lease},  etc.,  to  have  a  copy 
  of  the  same  entered  in  the  records  of  the  office 
  designated  by  law,  for  the  information  of  the  public. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  property  that  is  leased  or  rented  out  or  let  [syn:  {rental}, 
  2:  a  contract  granting  use  or  occupation  of  property  during  a 
  specified  time  for  a  specified  payment 
  3:  the  period  of  time  during  which  a  contract  conveying 
  property  to  a  person  is  in  effect  [syn:  {term  of  a 
  v  1:  let  for  money;  of  housing  [syn:  {rent}] 
  2:  hold  under  a  lease  or  rental  agreement;  of  goods  and 
  services  [syn:  {rent},  {hire},  {charter}] 
  3:  grant  use  or  occupation  of  under  a  term  of  contract;  "I  am 
  leasing  my  country  estate  to  some  foreigners"  [syn:  {let}, 
  4:  engage  in  a  commercial  transaction;  "We  took  an  apartment  on 
  a  quiet  street";  "Let's  rent  a  car";  "Shall  we  take  a 
  guide  in  Rome?"  [syn:  {rent},  {hire},  {charter},  {engage}, 

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