- vt. 租借 give, take possession of (land, etc.), by lease
- [C]租约,租契;租期 a written legal agreement by which the use of a building or piece of land is given by its owner to sb for a certain time in return for rent
property that is leased or rented out or let
a contract granting use or occupation of property during a specified time for a specified payment
the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
let for money;
"We rented our apartment to friends while we were abroad"
hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
grant use or occupation of under a term of contract;
"I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
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?"
- Our present lease on the flat expires next month.
- An astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease.
- Does your current lease provide for showings prior to the tenant vacating the property?
- The lease of my house has only a year to run .
- This company leases out property.
- We will lease you the house for one year.
- The firm leases an office with views over the river.
- He leased his home for the summer.
- The Clarks live on the second floor of their house and lease the first floor.
- We lease all our computers these days.
- The young couple had to lease a house when they got married.
- A tenant leases his land from the owner.
- He leased the farm from the old man.
- He had persuaded them to lease him a house.
- We will lease you the house for a year.
- She planned to lease her apartment to a friend.
- The Smith family leased the property to them.
- They leased the building as a warehouse.
- The lease has yet 80 years to run.
- He signed the lease yesterday.
- We've taken a lease on an office building.
- lease back (v.+adv.)
把…售出,然后又租回 (in business) to sell (sth such as property) and then rent it from the new owner
lease sth ⇔ back
Many more firms are selling the buildings in which their offices and factories are, and leasing them back, so as to free large sums of money for development.
- lease out (v.+adv.)
出租… allow the use of (usually a place) for rent
lease sth ⇔ out
Do you lease out land?
The land was leased out to a rich farmer.
- a new lease of〔on〕 life
新生活,精神焕发the ability to be happy, active, and successful again, especially after being weak or tired
- by〔on〕lease 以租借方式
The lease..had been lent..to the plaintiff..for perusal.出自：Law Times
The 99-year leases..are now seen as an insecure piece of legislation.出自： E. Kuzwayo
My mother..was..trying to secure the lease of a small house in Knightsbridge.出自： F. Wyndham
Our high-plac'd Macbeth Shall live the lease of nature.出自：Macbeth , Shakespeare
The land..did not belong to Mr. Trollope but was only leased from Lord Northwick.出自： J. P. Hennessy
- lease, charter, hire
- hire指短期租用某物,在英国,一般指出租汽车、船只等; charter指为某一特殊目的而租或包用大型交通工具; lease指立约出租房屋、土地或其他不动产。例如:
- He hired a taxi for several hours.他租用了几个小时的出租车。
- Our school chartered three buses for the trip.我们学校为了这次旅游包租了3辆公共汽车。
- He leased his house for the summer.夏天他把房子租给别人使用。
- lease, lend, loan
- lend 是最普通的用语, loan 指“贷与”“借与”,是财会上的正式用语,一般不用于私人关系的借贷,但在美式英语中, loan 和lend两个词通用;lease一般指出租房屋、土地等不动产。
- ☆ 15世纪晚期期进入英语，直接源自盎格鲁法语的les；最初源自该语的lesser，意为让，允许离开。