Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lease

3 senses of lease

Sense 1
lease, rental, letting -- (property that is leased or rented out or let)
       => property, belongings, holding -- (something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";)

Sense 2
lease -- (a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment)
       => contract -- (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)

Sense 3
lease, term of a contract -- (the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect)
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lease

4 senses of lease

Sense 1
rent, lease -- (let for money; "We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad")
       => contract, undertake -- (enter into a contractual arrangement)

Sense 2
rent, hire, charter, lease -- (hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services)
       => contract, undertake -- (enter into a contractual arrangement)

Sense 3
lease, let, rent -- (grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 4
lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take -- (engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

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