sublease

[n. suhb-lees; v. suhb-lees]
noun
1.
a lease granted by one who is already a lessee of a property, as an apartment.
verb (used with object), subleased, subleasing.
2.
to grant a sublease of.
3.
to take or hold a sublease of.

Origin:
1820–30; sub- + lease

sublessee [suhb-le-see] , noun
sublessor [suhb-les-awr, suhb-le-sawr] , noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Sublease
Collins
World English Dictionary
sublease
 
n
1.  a lease of property made by a person who is himself a lessee or tenant of that property
 
vb
2.  to grant a sublease of (property); sublet
3.  (tr) to take, obtain, or hold by sublease
 
sublessee
 
n
 
sublessor
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
My landlord approved of the sublease of my apartment, and my subtenant moved in as planned.
It is likely that he will not renew the lease at the end of the two-year period, which coincides with the end of the sublease.
The shareholder who owns my apartment has asked to meet with me to renew my sublease.
The written sublease must provide that the public owner has the right to repurchase all of the lessee's rights in the lease.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature