Let

Word LET
Character 3
Hyphenation let
Pronunciations /lɛt/

Definitions and meanings of "Let"

What do we mean by let?

To give permission or opportunity to; allow. intransitive verb

To cause to; make. intransitive verb

Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal. intransitive verb

Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a warning or threat. intransitive verb

To permit to enter, proceed, or depart. intransitive verb

To release from or as if from confinement. intransitive verb

To rent or lease. intransitive verb

To award, especially after bids have been submitted. intransitive verb

To become rented or leased. intransitive verb

To be or become assigned, as to a contractor. intransitive verb

To cause to come down gradually; lower. phrasal verb

To withdraw support from; forsake. phrasal verb

To fail to meet the expectations of; disappoint. phrasal verb

To allow to be known; admit. phrasal verb

To pretend. phrasal verb

To come to a close; end. phrasal verb

To make known; reveal. phrasal verb

To increase the size of (a garment, for example). phrasal verb

To slow down; diminish. phrasal verb

The allowing of possession of a property etc. in exchange for rent.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Let

The word "let" in example sentences

You want to let the rich get richer..let them move their factories to Asia. ❋ Unknown (2010)

“Whatever happens to me let me not be unjust, ” she said; “let me bear my burdens myself, and not shift them upon others! ❋ Unknown (1917)

“Why, I believe, if you will let me take Philip Wakem into our confidence, —let me tell him all about your wish to buy, and what it’s for; that my cousins wish to have it, and why they wish to have it, —I believe Philip would help to bring it about. ❋ Unknown (1917)

“You let him alone, ” he shouted to the people, shaking his hat at them; “let Professor Riis alone. ❋ Unknown (1904)

Reverse that action, and through the force of our own inhibitory power let a new pain be a reminder to us to _let go, _ instead of to hold on, and by decreasing the strain we decrease the possibility of more pain. ❋ Annie Payson Call (1896)

Mickey-boy, 'if the Joy Lady is so anxious to get the baby, and sew its clothes herself, why I'll just let her,' so I did _let_ her, but it took some time to make them, so I had to wait to bring it 'til tonight. ❋ Gene Stratton-Porter (1893)

"I want her -- let me go to her -- _let_ me go to her at once, Nell." ❋ L. T. Meade (1884)

Retrenchment is written up as evident as the prophetic words of fire upon the walls of Belshazzar's palace -- _To let -- to let -- to let_. ❋ Frederick Marryat (1820)

Stay, let me read my catalogue -- _Suite_, _figure_, _chagrin_, _naiveté_, and _let me die_, for the parenthesis of all. ❋ John Dryden (1665)

A side effect of the fix will break any script which does not provide an initial value for a variable in the binding portion of a let, let*, or letrec block. ❋ Unknown (2008)

That denial is only whim - but let us talk no more about'it; at prefent'you atenot yourfelf; let* US have done with this con - verfation, we will refume it in thfe 'eVeifing*' ❋ Unknown (1781)

Frenchman has never refused -- and since a beautiful queen wishes to be a witness to the combat, let us be courteous, and in order not to keep her waiting, _let us march without sleeping as far as Saxony -- _! " ❋ Temple Bailey (N/A)

If we must give each other up "-- a long pause, broken by storms of weeping, intervened --" then let us see -- oh, _let us see Thy face_! " ❋ Mary Hitchcock (N/A)

Burfting from the opening jaws of the bird« liaunted rock, let the new*bom'fpring fing melodious notes in a mournful tone; and let* die hidden fons of the rock, from their hol - low. caverns, join the mufic of the founding fiream, '... " ❋ Unknown (1783)

Well, I get the idea of authenticity from the phrase let love be sincere. ❋ Chip Ingram (2009)

The team in 6th pre split in Scotland can barely challenge for the title let alone the team that will be in 19th. ❋ BBC Sport (2011)

If you have other suggestions for the title let me know, but yes it was meant to be sarcastic. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Josh > > I've been doing object-oriented programming since the mid-80s, back when hardly anyone had heard the term let alone understood what it was. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Well in that case Nicole since your theory is since you wrote it you should get a special shout-out in the title let's re-name it:

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