lessee

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noun les·see \le-ˈsē\

Definition of lessee

  1. :  one that holds real or personal property under a lease

Examples of lessee in a sentence

  1. <the lessee has the right to expect the lessor to make all necessary repairs in a timely manner>

Origin and Etymology of lessee

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from lessé, past participle of lesser to lease — more at lease


First Known Use: 15th century


LESSEE Defined for English Language Learners

lessee

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noun les·see \le-ˈsē\

Definition of lessee for English Language Learners

  • law : a person who has an agreement that allows the use of a car, house, etc., for a period of time in exchange for a payment : a person who has a lease on something


Law Dictionary

lessee

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noun les·see \le-ˈsē\

Legal Definition of lessee

  1. :  a person who has possession of real or personal property under a lease; specifically :  a tenant of real property under a lease



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