Meaning of sublease

sub•lease

Pronunciation: (n.sub'lēs"v.sub&sylplēs'), [key]
— n., v., -leased, -leas•ing.
—n.
  1. a lease granted by one who is already a lessee of a property, as an apartment.
—v.t.
  1. to grant a sublease of.
  2. to take or hold a sublease of.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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