English Synonyms and Antonyms
We allow that which we do not attempt to hinder; we permit that to which we give some express authorization. When this is given verbally it is called permission; when in writing it is commonly called a permit. There are establishments that any one will be allowed to visit without challenge or hindrance; there are others that no one is allowed to visit without a permit from the manager; there are others to which visitors are admitted at specified times, without a formal permit. We allow a child's innocent intrusion; we concede a right; grant a request; consent to a sale of property; permit an inspection of accounts; sanction a marriage; tolerate the rudeness of a well-meaning servant; submit to a surgical operation; yield to a demand or necessity against our wish or will, or yield something under compulsion; as, the sheriff yielded the keys at the muzzle of a revolver, and allowed the mob to enter. Suffer, in the sense of mild concession, is now becoming rare, its place being taken by allow, permit, or tolerate. Compare PERMISSION.
See also synonyms for PROHIBIT.
To allow of (in best recent usage, simply to allow) such an action; allow one in such a course; allow for spending-money.
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Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, LET, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteousnoun
a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
"Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"
let, net ballverb
a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
let, allow, permitverb
make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
"This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"
actively cause something to happen
"I let it be known that I was not interested"
permit, allow, let, countenanceverb
consent to, give permission
"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
get, let, haveverb
cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
"He got his squad on the ball"; "This let me in for a big surprise"; "He got a girl into trouble"
take, make, mystify, experience, develop, draw, have, hold, become, sustain, receive, scram, consume, amaze, stimulate, sire, drive, engender, go, fix, pay back, rent, stick, suffer, beat, set about, get down, arrive, incur, deliver, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, stupefy, start, birth, lease, arrest, accept, give, bring, bewilder, mother, induce, countenance, buzz off, catch, feature, obtain, beget, flummox, get, generate, capture, have got, find, baffle, produce, start out, pose, vex, give birth, aim, allow, throw, perplex, get under one's skin, gravel, begin, fetch, father, bear, commence, puzzle, set out, convey, own, acquire, come, pay off, possess, bugger off, cause, ingest, take in, permit, nonplus
"let it be"
lease, let, rentverb
grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
"I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
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How to use let in a sentence?
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
We should tell China that we don't want the drone they stole back.- let them keep it!
This bill that the House leadership has brought forward is not that, it says we're going to repeal Obamacare, but we're going to keep Medicaid expansion and we're going to extend it. It says we're going to repeal Obamacare, but we're going to keep some of the tax increases. That's not what we told the voters we were going to do. Let's repeal it, let's repeal it all.
This is the challenge of our collective lifetime -- the existential threat to human existence as we know it. And every day we delay, the cost of inaction increases. So let this be the moment that we answer history's call here in Glasgow.
If the United States imposes sanctions on us or takes such a step, Turkey will absolutely retaliate, what needs to be done is the U.S. needs to let go of this.
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- permetre, deixarCatalan, Valencian
- lade, tilladeDanish
- vermieten, Netzball, lassenGerman
- dejar, arrendar, permitir, alquilarSpanish
- sallia, antaaFinnish
- filet, louer, laisserFrench
- leig le, thoir seachad air mhàlScottish Gaelic
- hagy, enged, bérelHungarian
- affittare, permettere, lasciareItalian
- させる, 貸すJapanese
- sustineo, patior, permitto, sinoLatin
- leisti, išnuomoti, nuomotiLithuanian
- izīrēt, ļaut, laistLatvian
- toestaan, verhuren, latenDutch
- leie ut, laNorwegian
- wynajmować, pozwalaćPolish
- alugar, deixarPortuguese
- lascher, schar, lascharRomansh
- сдавать, пускать, позволить, пустить, позволять, сдатьRussian
- lassare, lassaiSardinian
- пустити, dozvoliti, pustiti, дозволитиSerbo-Croatian
- pabayaan, hayaanTagalog
- để, trởVietnamese
- leyî, louwer, laireWalloon
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