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sublet

verb sub·let \ ˈsəb-ˈlet \

Definition of sublet

sublet; subletting
transitive verb
intransitive verb
:to lease or rent all or part of a leased or rented property

Examples of sublet in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of sublet

1766


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sublet

noun sub·let \ -ˌlet \

Definition of sublet

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

Examples of sublet in a Sentence

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

Recent Examples of sublet from the Web

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First Known Use of sublet

1906


SUBLET Defined for English Language Learners

sublet

verb

Definition of sublet for English Language Learners

  • : 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


sublet

noun

Definition of sublet for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

sublet

verb sub·let \ ˈsəb-ˌlet \

legal Definition of sublet

sublet; subletting
transitive verb
:to make or obtain a sublease of
intransitive verb
:to lease all or part of a leased property


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