a lease granted by one who is already a lessee of a property, as an apartment.
to grant a sublease of.
to take or hold a sublease of.
- sub·les·see [suhb-le-see], /ˌsʌb lɛˈsi/, noun
- sub·les·sor [suhb-les-awr, suhb-le-sawr], /sʌbˈlɛs ɔr, ˌsʌb lɛˈsɔr/, noun
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How to use sublease in a sentence
Rechnitz signed each sublease agreement twice, records show, once on behalf of the company that leased the facilities and once on behalf of the nursing home.Profit and pain: How California’s largest nursing home chain amassed millions as scrutiny mounted | Debbie Cenziper, Joel Jacobs, Alice Crites, Will Englund | December 31, 2020 | Washington Post
A transfer by the lessee of the whole or a part of his interest for a part of the time is a sublease and not an assignment.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
Probably he refused written consent to the sublease for the same reason.Shakespearean Playhouses | Joseph Quincy Adams
A transfer of only a portion of a tenant's interest is a sublease.
The sale of the stock and the fine for the sublease will pay the debts of the corporation.The Royal Institution | Bence Jones
If A leases the farm to C for five years, the transaction is a sublease.
British Dictionary definitions for sublease
a lease of property made by a person who is himself a lessee or tenant of that property
to grant a sublease of (property); sublet
(tr) to take, obtain, or hold by sublease
- sublessee (ˌsʌblɛˈsiː), noun
- sublessor (ˌsʌblɛˈsɔː), noun
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