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Sublet   /sˈəblˌɛt/   Listen

(past & past part. sublet; pres. part. subletting)
Lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person.  Synonym: sublease.

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"Sublet" Quotes from Famous Books

... by wealthy Englishmen—which of itself was a serious evil; but they let it in large farms at low rents on long leases, in the hope that the occupiers would execute their own improvements. Instead of that, however, their tenants sublet their holdings in smaller lots to others; and these subtenants did the same again; thus there were sometimes three or four middlemen, and the rent paid by the actual occupier to his immediate landlord was ten times the amount the nominal owner received. As the rate of wages was miserably low, and ...
— Is Ulster Right? • Anonymous

... said Darius confidentially to Edwin. Barlow was the baker. "He's been here afore his rounds. He's willing to sublet me his storeroom—so ...
— Clayhanger • Arnold Bennett

... as employers of labour, that the societies of the time were free from the anxieties and restrictions that beset the modern employment of capital. Except in the rare case where the contractors had leased arable land and sublet it to its original occupants,—the treatment which seems to have been adopted for the Campanian territory[137]—there can be no question that the work which they controlled was done mainly by the hands of slaves. They were therefore exempt ...
— A History of Rome, Vol 1 - During the late Republic and early Principate • A H.J. Greenidge

Words linked to "Sublet" :   letting, lease, rental, rent, let

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