Define: Sublease

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Sublease

Quick Summary of Sublease

Most frequently: a sublease pertains to the renting of property by a tenant to a third party for a portion of the tenant’s existing lease contract.

What is the dictionary definition of Sublease?

Dictionary Definition

  • A lease granted from a head lease.
  • A lease on something made by someone who already leases it.


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This glossary post was last updated: 4th May 2019.