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underlet

[ uhn-der-let ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞l蓻t /
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verb (used with object), un路der路let, un路der路let路ting.
to let below the true value.
to sublet.
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Origin of underlet

First recorded in 1670鈥80; under- + let1
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How to use underlet in a sentence

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

    White Lies|Charles Reade
  • 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.

    Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

British Dictionary definitions for underlet

underlet
/ (藢蕦nd蓹藞l蓻t) /

verb -lets, -letting or -let (tr)
to let for a price lower than expected or justified
a less common word for sublet

Derived forms of underlet

underletter, noun
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