- 1to use or let someone use something, especially property or equipment, in exchange for rent or a regular payment synonym rent
- 2 lease something We lease all our computer equipment. lease something from somebody They lease the land from a local farmer. lease somebody something A local farmer leased them the land. lease something (out) (to somebody) Parts of the building are leased out to tenants.
NAmE//lis//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lease
he / she / it leases
past simple leased
-ing form leasing