De·mise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Demised p. pr. & vb. n. Demising.]
1. To transfer or transmit by succession or inheritance; to grant or bestow by will; to bequeath. “Power to demise my lands.”
Canst thou demise to any child of mine? --Shak.
2. To convey; to give. [R.]
His soul is at his conception demised to him. --Hammond.
3. Law To convey, as an estate, by lease; to lease.