lease


lease
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noun
ADJECTIVE
long, long-term
short, short-term
ten-year, etc.
commercial
operating (esp. AmE)
land
mining
VERB + LEASE
have, hold

They have a lease with five years to run.

acquire (esp. BrE), buy, enter into, get, negotiate, obtain, sign, take, take on, take out, take up

She has taken out a new ten-year lease on the building.

grant (sb), sell (sb)

A freeholder may grant a lease of any duration.

renew
forfeit, surrender (both BrE)

They moved out and the lease was surrendered.

break, terminate
take over
transfer (esp. BrE)
LEASE + VERB
run

The lease runs from April 19.

take effect (esp. BrE)
come up for renewal, expire, run out
LEASE + NOUN
agreement
payment
PREPOSITION
in a/the lease

a new clause in the lease

on a lease

The company holds the building on a long lease.

under a/the lease

Under the new lease, the rent would go up.

lease of

He took a lease of the premises. (esp. BrE)

lease on

The club has a 20-year lease on the property.

PHRASES
a clause in a lease, a condition of a lease, the provisions of a lease (esp. BrE), the terms of the lease
the length, period, term, etc. of a lease
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verb
Lease is used with these nouns as the object: ↑apartment, ↑building, ↑car, ↑facility, ↑land, ↑premises, ↑property, ↑site

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(for a term of years)


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  • lease — [lēs] n. [ME leas < Anglo Fr les < OFr lais < laissier: see LEASH] 1. a contract by which one party (landlord, or lessor) gives to another (tenant, or lessee) the use and possession of lands, buildings, property, etc. for a specified… …   English World dictionary

  • lease — lease; lease·less; lease·man; re·lease·ment; re·lease; sub·lease; …   English syllables

  • Lease — (l[=e]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Leased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leasing}.] [F. laisser, OF. laissier, lessier, to leave, transmit, L. laxare to loose, slacken, from laxus loose, wide. See {Lax}, and cf. {Lesser}.] 1. To grant to another by lease the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Lease — (l[=e]z), v. i. [AS. lesan to gather; akin to D. lezen to gather, read, G. lesen, Goth. lisan to gather; cf. Lith lesti to peck.] To gather what harvesters have left behind; to glean. [Obs.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lease–up — n: the act or practice of finding or acquiring tenants Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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