from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To lease for less than the proper value.
- transitive v. To sublet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To let below the value.
- v. To let or lease at second hand; to sublet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To let below the value.
- transitive v. To let or lease at second hand; to sublet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In brewing, a pipe which serves to admit water below the false bottom of the mash-tun or mashing-vat, replacing with fresh water the wort when drawn off.
- To let below the true or the market value. To sublet.
Now that I was left wholly to myself, I gave notice of my intention to quit the chambers in the Temple as soon as my tenancy could legally determine, and in the meanwhile to underlet them.
‘They are not to be got rid of, for six months at least, unless they could be underlet, and that I don’t believe.
The land is let on lease for terms as long sometimes as sixty-four years, and is sometimes underlet at greatly increased prices to the ultimate tenants, whose precarious condition brings the "head" landlord into undeserved odium.
She has a farm or two, part of which is underlet of course.
At one time he wanted me to join him in renting several houses, then building in the Rue Montholon, to underlet them afterwards.
Not contented with his bargain, the chapman attempted to _underlet_ to another speculator, the liberty of showing him, and poor Cotter resisting this nefarious transaction, was saddled with a fictitious debt, and thrown into a spunging house in
May a lessee for years underlet without the lessor's leave?
And he may underlet for any less number of years than he himself holds; but he is himself liable to the landlord.
Church lands had always been underlet; the monks were easy landlords.
'They are not to be got rid of, for six months at least, unless they could be underlet, and that I don't believe.