sublessor

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sub- +‎ lessor

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sublessor (plural sublessors)

  1. (property law) A tenant (or lessee) that grants a sublease; one who sublets.
    • 2009, January 18, “Joyce Cohen”, in Run Away and Join the City[1]:
      The sublessor insisted on being there.
    Synonyms: underlessor, sublandlord, underlandlord, subletter, underletter, (informal) subleaser, underleaser, (as tenant) head tenant, superior tenant
    Antonyms: subtenant, undertenant, sublessee, underlessee
    Hypernyms: lessor, landlord
    Hyponyms: subunderlessor, subsublessor, subsublandlord

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