lessor

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noun les·sor \ˈle-ˌsȯr, le-ˈsȯr\

Definition of lessor

  1. :  one that transfers property (such as a house or a car) by a contract

Examples of lessor in a sentence

  1. <lessors are free to charge as much as they want for a house>

Origin and Etymology of lessor

Middle English lessour, from Anglo-French, from lesser to lease


First Known Use: 14th century


LESSOR Defined for English Language Learners

lessor

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noun les·sor \ˈle-ˌsȯr, le-ˈsȯr\

Definition of lessor for English Language Learners

  • law : a person or company that leases property (such as a car or house) to someone


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lessor

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noun les·sor \ˈle-ˌsȯr, le-ˈsȯr\

Legal Definition of lessor

  1. :  a person who conveys the possession of real or personal property under a lease



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