to let under a subcontract: to sublet work.
a property obtained by subleasing, as an apartment.
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How to use sublet in a sentence
Sure, New York is full of random events, but Walter seems entirely unmotivated to discover the identity of the person who not only has access to his apartment, but also has set it up as a sublet to two strangers.‘The Visitor’ Makes a Bizarre Song and Dance About ICE Custody | Tim Teeman | November 5, 2021 | The Daily Beast
For example, companies are stuck with millions of square feet of now unused office space—sublet space soared by 40% from late 2019 to this year, CoStar found.The Pandemic Revealed How Much We Hate Our Jobs. Now We Have a Chance to Reinvent Work | Joanne Lipman | May 27, 2021 | Time
At the moment, there is around 101 million square feet of office space available to rent in Manhattan, and 24 million square feet of that is available to sublet—a 51% increase from office space available for sublet during the Great Recession.The Empire State Building Opened During the Great Depression. Its Survival Story Holds a Lesson for Today | Olivia B. Waxman | April 30, 2021 | Time
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
My personal life was not so glossy—I made hardly any money, ate Snickers bars for dinner, and lived in a tiny sublet.
We had both just graduated from college, and soon afterward he sublet a room in my apartment for eight months.
As the lessee may assign or sublet unless forbidden, so may the lessor part with his interest in the leased premises.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
With the consent of the landlord, Molineux, Cayron sublet two apartments over his shop to his neighbor.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
It is let out altogether; the principal tenants divide it into small lots, and sublet these to the peasants.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
The job of wiping out these troublesome whites had been sublet, and they wasted no further anxiety over the affair.Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
It is dangerous in the hands of a person not used to handling it and the work should be sublet.Elements of Plumbing | Samuel Dibble
British Dictionary definitions for sublet
to grant a sublease of (property)
to let out (work, etc) under a subcontract
informal, mainly US a sublease
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