Definition of lessor in English:


Syllabification: les·sor
Pronunciation: /ˈlesˌôr, leˈsôr


  • A person who leases or lets a property to another; a landlord.
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    • If the covenant has the meaning suggested by the lessees, the lessors are liable for breach of the implied covenant.
    • In addition the scheme provided for relief for owner-occupier or lessors of residential property.
    • For a very brief time, both the lessor and the lessee were one and the same person.


late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from Old French lesser 'let, leave'.

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