Definition of Lessee

1. Noun. A tenant who holds a lease.

Exact synonyms: Leaseholder
Generic synonyms: Holder, Renter, Tenant
Derivative terms: Lease, Lease

Definition of Lessee

1. n. The person to whom a lease is given, or who takes an estate by lease.

Definition of Lessee

1. Noun. An individual or a corporation who has the right of use of something of value, gained through a lease agreement with the real owner of the property. ¹

2. Noun. The entity to whom a lease is given, or who takes an estate by lease. ¹

3. Noun. Someone who is allowed to use a house, building, land etc. for a period of time in return for payment to the owner. ¹

4. Verb. (dialect form of let's see) ¹

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Definition of Lessee

1. one to whom a lease is granted [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lessee

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less and less
less is more
less than
less than three
less than threed
less than threeing
less than threes
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Literary usage of Lessee

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"Bayard et al 260 Lawrence, Bank of Columbia т 678 lessee of Hollingsworth ... 378 Madrazo, The Governor of Georgia т 110 Mason's lessee, Davis et al. т 60S ..."

2. A Selection of Leading Cases, on Various Branches of the Law: With Notes by John William Smith, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace, John William Wallace (1855)
"On the latter, the lessee is liable to eicher species of action, unless there has been a complete assignment with the assent of the lessor, for by such an ..."

3. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"Hall, 4 CB 598, a lessee who had covenanted to insure, with a condition for re-entry on breach, demised to parties with a like covenant on their part: ..."

4. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1905)
"Same—Rights of lessee—On the other hand, the lessee is frequently allowed an ... If the lessor covenants as to the use of his remaining land, the lessee may ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"It was made the duty of the lessee to file with the Governor an annual report of ... Section 9 provides for the observance by the lessee of the rules of the ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery in the by Francis Vesey, Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Beames (1818)
"lessee under express Covenant to pay the Rent, and perform the Covenants, liable during the whole Term, notwithstanding Assignments. ..."

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