to use or to let someone use something, such as a room or a car, for a period of time in return for payment
- Martha, I wanna lease this house.
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- But we leased it from the agents last weekend.
From A Fish Called Wanda (8/11) Movie CLIP - Striptease Surprise (1988) HD
- He's lived in this area for nearly 50 years, but leases this space.
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