Synonyms and Antonyms of lease

  1. 1 to give the possession and use of (something) in return for periodic payment the landlord was willing to lease the apartment for less than we had expected Synonyms rent, let [chiefly British]Related Words charter, engage, hire; lodge; sublease, sublet; rack-rent

  2. 2 to take or get the temporary use of (something) for a set sum I couldn't afford to buy a car outright, so I decided to lease one instead Synonyms charter, engage, hire, rentRelated Words sublease, sublet; check out; arrange (for), bespeak, book, contract (for), order, reserve, sign up (for)

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