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underlet

[ uhn-der-let ]

verb (used with object)

, un·der·let, un·der·let·ting.
  1. to let below the true value.
  2. to sublet.


underlet

/ ˌʌndəˈlɛt /

verb

  1. to let for a price lower than expected or justified
  2. See sublet
    a less common word for sublet


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Derived Forms

  • ˈunderˌletter, noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of underlet1

First recorded in 1670–80; under- + let 1

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Example Sentences

He surveyed and valued their lands, and soon discovered that all their farms were grossly underlet.

These immense properties are of course underlet, and wretchedly cultivated.

And he may underlet for any less number of years than he himself holds; but he is himself liable to the landlord.

At one time he wanted me to join him in renting several houses, then building in the Rue Montholon, to underlet them afterwards.

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