Main definitions of sub-rent in English

: sub-rent1sub-rent2

sub-rent1

noun

  • Rent paid by a subtenant.

Origin

Early 19th century. From sub- + rent, after sub-rent.

Pronunciation

sub-rent

/ˈsʌbˌrɛnt/

Main definitions of sub-rent in English

: sub-rent1sub-rent2

sub-rent2

verb

  • with object Of a tenant: to let (land or property) to a subtenant, to sublet.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Minutes Trial Warren Hastings. From sub- + rent.

Pronunciation

sub-rent

/ˌsʌbˈrɛnt/