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tr.v. sub·leased, sub·leas·ing, sub·leas·es
1. To sublet (property).
2. To rent (property) under a sublease.
n. (sŭb′lēs′)
A lease of property granted by a lessee.


(Law) a lease of property made by a person who is himself or herself a lessee or tenant of that property
1. (Law) to grant a sublease of (property); sublet
2. (Law) (tr) to take, obtain, or hold by sublease
sublessee n
sublessor n


(n. ˈsʌbˌlis; v. sʌbˈlis)

n., v. -leased, -leas•ing. n.
1. a lease granted to another person by the lessee of a property.
2. to grant a sublease of.
3. to take or hold a sublease of.
4. to grant or hold a sublease; sublet.
sub`les•see′ (-lɛˈsi) n.
sub•les•sor (sʌbˈlɛs ɔr, ˌsʌb lɛˈsɔr) n.


Past participle: subleased
Gerund: subleasing

I sublease
you sublease
he/she/it subleases
we sublease
you sublease
they sublease
I subleased
you subleased
he/she/it subleased
we subleased
you subleased
they subleased
Present Continuous
I am subleasing
you are subleasing
he/she/it is subleasing
we are subleasing
you are subleasing
they are subleasing
Present Perfect
I have subleased
you have subleased
he/she/it has subleased
we have subleased
you have subleased
they have subleased
Past Continuous
I was subleasing
you were subleasing
he/she/it was subleasing
we were subleasing
you were subleasing
they were subleasing
Past Perfect
I had subleased
you had subleased
he/she/it had subleased
we had subleased
you had subleased
they had subleased
I will sublease
you will sublease
he/she/it will sublease
we will sublease
you will sublease
they will sublease
Future Perfect
I will have subleased
you will have subleased
he/she/it will have subleased
we will have subleased
you will have subleased
they will have subleased
Future Continuous
I will be subleasing
you will be subleasing
he/she/it will be subleasing
we will be subleasing
you will be subleasing
they will be subleasing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been subleasing
you have been subleasing
he/she/it has been subleasing
we have been subleasing
you have been subleasing
they have been subleasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been subleasing
you will have been subleasing
he/she/it will have been subleasing
we will have been subleasing
you will have been subleasing
they will have been subleasing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been subleasing
you had been subleasing
he/she/it had been subleasing
we had been subleasing
you had been subleasing
they had been subleasing
I would sublease
you would sublease
he/she/it would sublease
we would sublease
you would sublease
they would sublease
Past Conditional
I would have subleased
you would have subleased
he/she/it would have subleased
we would have subleased
you would have subleased
they would have subleased
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sublease - a lease from one lessee to another
lease, letting, rental - property that is leased or rented out or let
Verb1.sublease - lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person; "We sublet our apartment over the summer"
rent, lease, let - grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"


A. [ˈsʌbˈliːs] VTsubarrendar
B. [ˈsʌbˌliːs] Nsubarriendo m
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