subletting

sublet

[v. suhb-let; n. suhb-let, suhb-let]
verb (used with object), sublet, subletting.
1.
to sublease.
2.
to let under a subcontract: to sublet work.
noun
3.
a sublease.
4.
a property obtained by subleasing, as an apartment.

Origin:
1760–70; sub- + let1

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sublet
 
vb , -lets, -letting, -let
1.  to grant a sublease of (property)
2.  to let out (work, etc) under a subcontract
 
n
3.  informal chiefly (US) a sublease

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sublet
1766, from sub- + let (v.).
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