[verb suhb-let; noun suhb-let, suhb-let]
- to sublease.
- to let under a subcontract: to sublet work.
- a sublease.
- a property obtained by subleasing, as an apartment.
Origin of sublet
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Examples from the Web for sublet
Apparently they had a difficult time keeping tenants to sublet the back bedroom of the apartment, according to neighbor testimony.Iranian Found In Venice Lagoon, Alleged Victim Of Botched Sex Game
Barbie Latza Nadeau
February 5, 2014
We had both just graduated from college, and soon afterward he sublet a room in my apartment for eight months.The Hipster Thief
September 19, 2009
She had left the Evening Herald, she had told Mrs. Carew to sublet her rooms.To Love
It is dangerous in the hands of a person not used to handling it and the work should be sublet.Elements of Plumbing
The joy of renting is to move, or sublet; to be rid also of taxes and repairs.The Face of the Fields
Dallas Lore Sharp
After Grandpa's death, the Philadelphia house was sublet for a year.Paris Vistas
Helen Davenport Gibbons
"Perhaps we could sublet it," said Rosamund, trying to speak with brisk cheerfulness.In the Wilderness
- to grant a sublease of (property)
- to let out (work, etc) under a subcontract
- informal, mainly US a sublease
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Word Origin and History for sublet
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