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let down


1 let down

Move something or somebody to a lower position.

synonyms: bring down, get down, lower, take down.

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Roget 879: be humble etc. adj.; deign, vouchsafe, condescend; humble oneself, demean oneself; stoop, stoop to conquer; carry coals; submit etc. 725; ... show more

Dutch: afzinken, neerlaten

2 let down

Fail to meet the hopes or expectations of.

synonym: disappoint.

Dutch: afknappen, beschamen, flippen, teleurstellen


Roget 879: humility, humbleness; meekness, lowness; lowliness, lowlihood; abasement, self-abasement; submission etc. 725; resignation.    condescension; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: abate, apostatize, arrest, backpedal, backwater, baffle, baffled, balk, balked, bamboozle, bate, bear down, beguile, betray, betrayed, bilk, bilked, blasted, blighted, bluff ... show more.

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