leases 1 of 2

plural of lease


2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of lease
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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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.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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