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sublease

noun sub·lease \ ˈsəb-ˈlēs , -ˌlēs \

Definition of sublease

:a lease by a tenant or lessee of part or all of leased premises to another person but with the original tenant retaining some right or interest under the original lease

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First Known Use of sublease

1758


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sublease

verb

Definition of sublease

transitive verb
:to make or obtain a sublease of

Examples of sublease in a Sentence

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

  2. The agency subleases office space from a law firm.

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First Known Use of sublease

1824


SUBLEASE Defined for English Language Learners

sublease

noun

Definition of sublease for English Language Learners

  • : a legal agreement by which someone who is renting an apartment, house, etc., is allowed to rent it to someone else for a period of time


Law Dictionary

sublease

noun sub·lease \ ˈsəb-ˌlēs \

legal Definition of sublease

:a lease that is given by a tenant or lessee to another person of part or all of the leased premises for a shorter term than that of the original lease and under which some interest is retained — compare assignment of lease at assignment

sublease

transitive verb

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