transitive verb-·let′, -·let′ting
- to let to another (property which one is renting)
- to let out (work) to a subcontractor
an apartment, condominium, etc. that has been sublet
verbsub·let, sub·let·ting, sub·lets
- a. To rent (property) from one who is a lessee rather than the owner.b. To rent (property one holds by lease) to another.
- To subcontract (work).
- a. To rent property from one who is a lessee rather than the owner.b. To rent property one holds by lease to another.
- To be available for rent by a tenant to another party: This apartment sublets for $1,500 a month.
Property, especially an apartment, rented by a tenant to another party.
(third-person singular simple present sublets, present participle subletting, simple past and past participle sublet)
sub- +"Ž let
sublet - Legal Definition
The act of transferring one’s lease to another, generally with all rights and obligations passing to the sublessee.