lessee

[ le-see ]
/ lɛˈsi /

noun

a person, group, etc., to whom a lease is granted.

Origin of lessee

1485–95; < Anglo-French. See lease1, -ee

Related forms

les·see·ship, nounun·der·les·see, noun
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lessee

/ (lɛˈsiː) /

noun

a person to whom a lease is granted; a tenant under a lease

Derived Forms

lesseeship, noun

Word Origin for lessee

C15: via Anglo-French from Old French lessé, from lesser to lease 1
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