The definition of a lessee is a tenant or a person who is renting a property.(noun)
A tenant leasing an apartment is an example of a lessee.
See lessee in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < Anglo-Fr < OFr lessé, pp. of lesser < OFr laissier: see lease & -ee
See lessee in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman
Origin: , from
Origin: past participle of lesser, to let out, lease; see lease.
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