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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who rents land, a house, or the like, from someone who is a renter.

Usage examples (32)
  • Before I got back, my subtenant bailed on her decision to pick up the lease of my flat, which she'd rented with all my furniture.
  • He was a free man, and held as subtenant under the lord of Wem, and he was willing and ready to account for the unexpected guest in his stable.
  • "Unless the bank finds a subtenant or unless there's the higher-paying tenant out there that really wants the space," the leases remain intact, Mr. Burns said.
  • Jason Whittington of NAI Houston represented the subtenant. for more
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