Lessor definition

lĕsôr, lĕ-sôr
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One who leases property; a landlord.
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The definition of a lessor is someone who loans property to another person with a written agreement.

An example of a lessor is the owner of an apartment building.

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A person who gives a lease; landlord.
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The owner of real or personal property, an interest in which is granted by lease.
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The owner of property that is leased.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lessor
Plural:
lessors

Origin of lessor

  • Middle English lessour from Anglo-Norman from lesser to let out, lease lease

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition