[ verb suhb-let; noun suhb-let, suhb-let ]
/ verb sʌbˈlɛt; noun ˈsʌbˌlɛt, sʌbˈlɛt /

verb (used with object), sub·let, sub·let·ting.

to sublease.
to let under a subcontract: to sublet work.


a sublease.
a property obtained by subleasing, as an apartment.

Origin of sublet

First recorded in 1760–70; sub- + let1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for sublet


verb (sʌbˈlɛt) -lets, -letting or -let

to grant a sublease of (property)
to let out (work, etc) under a subcontract

noun (ˈsʌbˌlɛt)

informal, mainly US a sublease
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