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Synonyms for LET

allow

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let fly

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let someone go: release

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let someone go: make redundant

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let someone in on something

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  • allow to know about
  • let into
  • allow to share in

let someone loose

let something down

let something go or let go of something

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  • stop holding
  • release your grip on

let something off: fire

let something off: emit

let something or someone in

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let something out: release

let something out: emit

let something out: reveal

Synonyms for LET

to afford an opportunity for

to neither forbid nor prevent

to give temporary use of in return for payment

let down: to cause to descend

let down: to cause unhappiness by failing to satisfy the hopes, desires, or expectations of

let in: to serve as a means of entrance for

let off: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

let off: to free from an obligation or duty

let out: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

let out: to remove (a liquid) by a steady, gradual process

let out: to disclose in a breach of confidence

let up: to grow or cause to grow gradually less

let up: to become or cause to become less active or intense

let up: to reduce in tension, pressure, or rigidity

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a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court

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make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

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actively cause something to happen

cause to move

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leave unchanged

grant use or occupation of under a term of contract

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In an emotional speech to a Labour Party conference in Blackpool, he said: "I am saying from the depth of my heart that if we let this chance of peace go, if we let fall from our fingers the very thing we have grasped so firmly - the chance and hope of a peaceful future for the children of Northern Ireland - if we do that, we will have failed the people we serve, and that would be the biggest betrayal of all.
For years, many people and congregations have been petitioning heaven for "vocations," as if in hopes that the Lord would one day relent and let fall a multitude of young men in Roman collars, like so much manna in the desert.
Isn't that the money the voters wanted you to use to fix up all the dilapidated schools in the city you people let fall into ill use?
The habit of abstraction would explain not only Ralph Lauren's fortune and Pat Buchanan's presidential campaign but also the state of disrepair into which the United States has let fall its highways, it schools, its railroads, its cities and public squares.
In the final picture of Carew's masque, there are no stars left in the heavens but only a serene sky "after which," the text tells us, "the masquers dance their last dance, and the curtain was let fall.
Then the mountains become a few undulant lines of color as mobile as big clouds that let fall their shadows on the green or plum-blue backs of hills, and you can see the way the big light races after shadow, the way things live in both, but different in their quick and shine and shiver-white garden benches, birch bark, leaves of aspen, a blue tricycle, a red hall-door, kitchen windows.
I am pleased to welcome the sixth National Healthy Living Week and I am hoping we can build on the successes of previous years and show how this is too important an initiative to let fall by the wayside.
1 : to fall or let fall in small drops : trickle <Water dribbled out of the crack.
For years it was let fall into decay with paintwork peeling of the walls and the garden overgrowing - it was really a bit of an eyesore.
45) At the cross in Cheap a second boys' choir sang again "like a host of archangels and angels, beautiful in heavenly splendour, in pure white raiment" and they let fall golden coins and leaves of laurel upon the king, recalling the second station of the Palm Sunday liturgy, at which boys, from a high place, threw down cakes and flowers.
I hope we can build on the successes of previous years and show how this is too important an initiative to let fall by the wayside.
2 : to let fall drops of liquid <My wet clothes dripped on the floor.