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sublet

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verb sub·let \ˈsəb-ˈlet\

Simple Definition of sublet

  • : to allow someone to use (an apartment, house, etc., that you are renting) for a period of time in return for payment

  • : to use (an apartment, house, etc., that is rented by someone) in return for payment

Full Definition of sublet

sub·letsub·let·ting

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  sublease

  3. 2 :  subcontract 1

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to lease or rent all or part of a leased or rented property

Examples of sublet

  1. She sublet her apartment to a student for the summer.

  2. He asked his landlord if he could sublet.

  3. The agency sublets office space from a law firm in the building.

  4. I need someone to sublet my apartment for the summer.



1766

First Known Use of sublet

1766


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sublet

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noun sub·let \-ˌlet\

Simple Definition of sublet

  • : an apartment, house, etc., that you sublet from someone

Full Definition of sublet

  1. :  property and especially housing obtained by or available through a sublease

Examples of sublet

  1. I'm looking for a sublet since I'm only going to be here for the summer.



1906

First Known Use of sublet

1906


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