lease

The Correct spelling is: lease

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  • n.
      1. A contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified period in exchange for a specified rent.
      2. The term or duration of such a contract.
    1. Property used or occupied under the terms of such a contract.
    v.tr., leased, leas·ing, leas·es.
    1. To grant use or occupation of under the terms of a contract.
    2. To get or hold by such a contract.
    idiom:

    a new lease on life

    1. An opportunity to improve one's circumstances or outlook.

    [Middle English les, from Anglo-Norman, from lesser, to lease, variant of Old French laissier, to let go, from Latin laxāre, to loosen, from laxus, loose.]

    leasable leas'a·ble adj.
    leaser leas'er n.


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