Definition of "subtenant"
  1. An individual who leases an asset from a tenant already holding a lease to that asset
How to use "subtenant" in a sentence
  1. The original tenant chose to move out early, so he found a subtenant to cover the remaining months of his lease.
  2. The subtenant pays her rent to the primary tenant, not to the landlord directly.
  3. Due to a new job in a different city, the tenant decided to find a subtenant to finish out his year-long lease.

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