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verb as in rent object, residence

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Anyone who is taking space or looking at a lease expiration is looking at a major redesign.

From Fortune

Under these conditions, it would make more sense for companies that are active on Alaska’s North Slope to pursue sites they currently have under lease, which pose much lower risk.

The city’s lease for Civic Center Plaza had gone month-to-month.

Chapter 11 allows retailers to easily get out of lease agreements.

From Ozy

The city of San Diego has long struggled with leases for buildings to house its workers.

Increasingly, criminals actually lease their malware from a group that guarantees their malware against detection.

Ironically, as pope, his championing of the poor has given Liberation Theology a new lease on life.

So Wilson had to innovate a new business plan—a $950 monthly lease, with 2,000 free copies.

The schools buy or lease nearly everything from companies owned by Mitchell.

He has underpinned his future program by winning from NASA a 20-year lease on the legendary launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral.

He wishes to cultivate it still, and offers to renew the lease for any number of years, and pay the rent punctually.

The rent for which the owner can lease it, emerges simply as a consequence of the existing state of wages and prices.

He and his friends obtained the lease, for thirty-one years, of a rival line, which turned out a great financial success.

If the time be less, a verbal lease may be made, even though the lessee does not take immediate possession of the premises.

A lease to a specified day continues during the whole of it, though custom or statute may prescribe a different rule.

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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lease, such as: charter, hire, rent out, sublet, let, and loan.

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