lease

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Inflections of 'lease' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
leases
v 3rd person singular
leasing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
leased
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
leased
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

lease

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [commercial, property, vehicle, land] lease
  2. a [five] -year lease
  3. [has, signed, took out] a [twenty] -year lease (on)
  4. has a [ten] -year lease on the [store, building, shop, property, apartment]
  5. the lease on my [store] is up
  6. has taken over the lease of the [store]
  7. [two] [months, years] left on the lease
  8. signed the lease
  9. am signing the lease [tomorrow]
  10. need a cosigner for the lease
  11. [commercial property, seafront building] for lease
  12. idiom: (now) has a new lease on life
v
  1. lease the [apartment, house, property, condo]
  2. lease (out) the [unit, shop, building]
  3. leased (out) the [unit] to a [friend, tenant, production crew]
  4. leased him the [unit] (from)
  5. leased the [unit] (to)
  6. lease it (out) for [a month, a year, 25 years]
  7. leased (out) for [$500] [per, a] month
  8. lease it (out) at a [low, high, fixed] rate
  9. lease it (out) at a [comparative, lower, adjusted] rate
  10. leased from the [bank, company, government]
  11. leased exclusively [to, for]
n as adj
  1. sign the lease [contract, agreement]
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