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let

noun

1 LET

A brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India.

synonyms: Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba.



2 let

A serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again.

synonym: net ball.

Roget 706: prevention, preclusion, obstruction, stoppage; embolus, embolism [Med.]; infarct [Med.]; interruption, interception, interclusion; hindrance, impedition; retardment, ... show more

Dutch: let, letbal

verb

1 let

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

synonyms: allow, permit.

Roget 771: give security, give bail, give substantial bail; go bail; pawn, impawn, spout, mortgage, hypothecate, impignorate.    guarantee, warrant, warrantee, assure; ... show more

Roget 760: permit; give permission etc. n., give power; let, allow, admit; suffer, bear with, tolerate, recognize; concede etc. ... show more

Roget 706: hinder, impede, filibuster [U.S.], impedite, embarrass.    keep off, stave off, ward off; obviate; avert, antevert; turn aside, draw off, ... show more

Roget 796: sell, vend, dispose of, effect a sale; sell over the counter, sell by auction etc. n.; dispense, retail; deal in etc. 794; sell off, ... show more

2 let

Actively cause something to happen.

Dutch: laten

3 let

Consent to, give permission:
— I won't let the police search her basement.

synonyms: allow, countenance, permit.

Dutch: toelaten

4 let

Cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition:
— This let me in for a big surprise.

synonyms: get, have.

Dutch: aankomen, doen, krijgen, maken, verkrijgen

5 let

Leave unchanged.

Dutch: toestaan

6 let

Grant use or occupation of under a term of contract.

synonyms: lease, rent.

Roget 787: lend, advance, accommodate with; lend on security; loan; pawn etc. (security) 771.    intrust, invest; place out to interest, put out to interest.    let, ... show more

Dutch: verpachten


Moby thesaurus: OK, accord, accredit, admit, allow, approve, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, assume, authorize, bareboat charter, be afraid, believe, bleed, blockage, blocking, broach, certify, charter ... show more.

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