Definition of sublet in English:

sublet

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verb

Pronunciation: /sʌbˈlɛt
 
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(sublets, subletting; past and past participle sublet) [with object]
  • Lease (a property) to a subtenant: I quit my job and sublet my apartment
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    • The respondent's lease contained a covenant against subletting; and the superior landlord might well wish to be heard on the question whether or not there was an existing sub-tenancy.
    • In 1994, SkyDome Corporation took over the premises and sublet the property.
    • He confirmed reports that some farmers in Mkushi farm bloc were subletting their farms.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌblɛt
 
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  • 1A lease of a property by a tenant to a subtenant.
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    • It is unbearably slow and cumbersome, and it's not connecting students with leases and sublets as well as the old orange card system.
    • Landlord forces new increase after sublet or assignment of lease. • No heat until or if landlord decides, if heating is included in the lease.
    • Tenants may, and many do, sublet to others, becoming landlords themselves.
  • 1.1 informal A property that has been subleased.
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    • I'm thinking about entering into a friendly agreement over an apartment sublet with someone I trust completely.
    • He may also be able to find a sublet, many of the med students go home for the summer, so he may be able to find a furnished room/apartment for cheap.
    • Sandra Meader, a UW physics grad, rented a sublet for an eight-month lease for $150 a month, which she found posted on the SLC bulletin board.

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