Legal Definition and Related Resources of Lessee

Meaning of Lessee

See lease .

Lessee Alternative Definition

He to whom a lease is mades he who holds an estate by virtue of a lease. See Lease.

Financial Definition of Lessee

An entity that leases an asset from another entity.

Synonyms of Lessee


  • boarder
  • conductor
  • holder of an estate by virtue of a lease
  • leaseholder
  • lodger
  • occupant
  • occupier
  • person in possession
  • possessor
  • property holder
  • rent payer
  • rentee
  • renter
  • resident
  • roomer
  • tenant

Definition of Lessee in the Free Online Notary Dictionary

A Person Who Rents Property From Another.

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Related Entries of Lessee in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Lessee in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Lessee in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Related Legal Terms

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Mentioned in these terms

Assignment, Escalator Clause, Holding Over, Interesse Termini, John Doe, Lease, Notice To Quit, Owner, Possession, Privies, Privity, Quiet Enjoyment, Reservation, Sale On Condition, Seisin, Sublease, Tenant.


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Lessee in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of lessee.


See Also

  • Lease
  • Lessor


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police Work
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Lessee Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Lessee in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: Person or entity that has the right to use property under the terms of a LEASE.

Concept of Lessee in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Lessee: The party to whom a lease (the right to possession) is given in return for a consideration (rent).

Concept of Lessee in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Lessee: The party to whom a lease (the right to possession) is given in return for a consideration (rent).


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