sublet


1sub·let

verb \ˈsəb-ˈlet\

: 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

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Full Definition of SUBLET

transitive verb
1
:  sublease
2
:  subcontract 1
intransitive verb
:  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.

First Known Use of SUBLET

1766

2sub·let

noun \-ˌlet\

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

Full Definition of SUBLET

:  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.

First Known Use of SUBLET

1906

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