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English noun: lease

1. lease (possession) property that is leased or rented out or let


Synonymsletting, rental


Broader (hypernym)belongings, holding, property


Narrower (hyponym)car rental, hire car, rent-a-car, self-drive, sublease, sublet, u-drive, you-drive

2. lease (communication) a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment


Broader (hypernym)contract

3. lease (time) the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect


Synonymsterm of a contract


Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period


English verb: lease

1. lease (social) let for money


SamplesWe rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad.


Synonymsrent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)contract, undertake

2. lease (social) hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services


Synonymscharter, hire, rent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)contract, undertake

3. lease (possession) grant use or occupation of under a term of contract


SamplesI am leasing my country estate to some foreigners.


ExamplesThey lease cars to the tourists, They lease the tourists their cars


Synonymslet, rent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)sublease, sublet

4. lease (possession) engage for service under a term of contract


SamplesWe took an apartment on a quiet street.
Let's rent a car.
Shall we take a guide in Rome?.


Synonymscharter, engage, hire, rent, take


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)acquire, get









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