Define: Leasor

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Leasor

Quick Summary of Leasor

One that transfers property (such as a house or a car) by a contract.

What is the dictionary definition of Leasor?

Dictionary Definition

In a lease arrangement, a leasor is the owner of the property or product being leased.


Full Definition of Leasor

A Leasor is a participant in a lease who takes possession of the property and provides it as a leasing subject to the lessee for temporary possession. For example, in leasehold estate, the landlord is the leasor and the tenant is the lessee.


Examples of Leasor in a sentence

The units were on a long-term lease and were eventually returned to their leasor.
The airline ceased its operations and the aircraft was returned to the leasor on 13 March 2020.

Synonyms For Leasor

leaseholder, renter, charterer, hirer, admitter

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Leasor. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 03, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Leasor. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 03, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Leasor are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 8th December 2019.