Meaning of LET in English


impf & ·p.p. of let.

2. let ·vi to forbear.

3. let ·noun a stroke in which a ball touches the top of the net in passing over.

4. let ·vi to be let or leased; as, the farm lets for $500 a year. ·see note under let, ·vt.

5. let ·vt to consider; to think; to esteem.

6. let ·vt to leave; to relinquish; to abandon.

7. let ·noun a retarding; hindrance; obstacle; impediment; delay;

— common in the phrase without let or hindrance, but elsewhere archaic.

8. let ·vt to retard; to hinder; to impede; to oppose.

9. let ·vt to give, grant, or assign, as a work, privilege, or contract;

— often with out; as, to let the building of a bridge; to let out the lathing and the plastering.

10. let ·vt to permit; to allow; to suffer;

— either affirmatively, by positive act, or negatively, by neglecting to restrain or prevent.

11. let ·vt to allow to be used or occupied for a compensation; to lease; to rent; to hire out;

— often with out; as, to let a farm; to let a house; to let out horses.

12. let ·vt to cause; to make;

— used with the infinitive in the active form but in the passive sense; as, let make, ·i.e., cause to be made; let bring, ·i.e., cause to be brought.

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