American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Archaic The act of lying.
- n. Archaic A lie; a falsehood.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of gathering; gleaning.
- n. An armful of hay or corn, such as is leased or gleaned.
- n. The act of letting or taking on lease.
- n. The telling of lies; lying; a lie; falsehood; lying report.
- n. An erroneous form of leashing (in weaving).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Archaic The act of lying; falsehood; a lie or lies.
- From lease. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English lesing, from Old English lēasung, from lēasian, to lie, from lēas, untrue; see leu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“For example, it is not a good idea to include one family on the beach of Maui LLC in leasing the same as a duplex on the wrong side of the city.”
“In the future, the fund will target real-estate assets that "are in need of capital infusions to cure short-term leasing challenges" because they are selling at relatively low prices, the business plan says.”
“Commercial lending and leasing is one area we are talking about.”
“Jumping on the fuel-cell bandwagon with Honda, General Motors, and Toyota, Mercedes-Benz has announced it will begin leasing around 100 of its latest F-Cell fuel-cell vehicles in California starting this December.”
“But for those without cash or the gumption to maintain their solar systems, leasing is a "pretty good deal," says Paula Mints, analyst at research firm Navigant Consulting.”
“George Fowler, general manager of Superior Buick-GMC in Dearborn, Mich., says leasing is loosening up, making it possible to offer some smaller SUVs for around $300 a month.”
“The tide-lands had been in litigation for years, and he took the bull by the horns -- buying out the private owners and at the same time leasing from the city fathers.”
“Jones Lang LaSalle reported a 38% increase in leasing revenue and a 127% rise in capital markets and hotels revenue in the Americas.”
“As a result, the increase in leasing volume didn't make up for space getting dumped on the market, primarily downtown where Goldman Sachs Group is relocating to new headquarters.”
“Not even interested in leasing it at zero down and zero percent for the first 12 months.”
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