sub-lease

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
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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

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