lessee

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Etymology 1[edit]

Anglo-Norman lessié, past participle of lessier (to permit, to let).

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Noun[edit]

lessee (plural lessees)

  1. 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.
  2. The entity to whom a lease is given, or who takes an estate by lease.
  3. Someone who is allowed to use a house, building, land etc. for a period of time in return for payment to the owner.
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Verb[edit]

lessee

  1. Eye dialect spelling of let's see.