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English definition of “sublet”

sublet

verb [I or T] (subletting, sublet, sublet) (also sub-let)     /ˌsʌbˈlet/ (also sublease, also underlet) PROPERTY, LAW
to allow someone to rent all or part of a building that you are renting from someone else: They have instructed us to sub-let 20,000 sq ft of offices.
to rent all or part of a building from another person who rents it from the owner: We sublet the offices from the principal tenant.
sublet noun [C] (also sublease) sublet adjective [before noun]
(Definition of sublet verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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