leases 1 of 2

plural of lease

leases

2 of 2

verb

present tense third-person singular of lease
1
as in rents
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

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2
as in hires
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

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“Leases.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leases. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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