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let

 
pronunciation:
let
phrases:
let down, let off, let out, let up, let go
part of speech: verb
inflections: lets, letting, let
definition 1: to allow; permit.
He let the children pet his dog.
synonyms:
allow, permit
antonyms:
prevent
similar words:
approve, authorize, enable, grant, sanction, warrant
definition 2: to make or cause.
Let it be known that there will be a meeting tomorrow.
synonyms:
make
similar words:
allow, cause, enable, permit
definition 3: to rent or lease.
I'm letting an apartment downtown.
synonyms:
lease, rent
similar words:
charter, hire
definition 4: to allow to come or go.
He let the dog in the house.
synonyms:
allow
similar words:
authorize, enable, grant, sanction, warrant
phrase: let down
phrase: let off
phrase: let out
phrase: let up
phrase: let go