HyperDic: let

English > 8 senses of the word LET / let:
VERBsociallet, allow, permitmake it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen / happen
communicationletactively cause something to happen / happen / happen / happen
communicationlet, permit, allow, countenanceconsent to, give permission
changelet, get, havecause to move
changeletleave unchanged
possessionlet, lease, rentgrant / grant / grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
NOUNgroupLET, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteousa brutal terrorist group active / active in Kashmir
actlet, net balla serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court
LET / let > pronunciation
Soundsleh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > LET: 8 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA brutal terrorist group active / active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India.
SynonymsLashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Instance ofterrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTOA political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
RegionPakistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, West PakistanA Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley
CatalanLashkar-e-Toiba
English > let: 8 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again.
Synonymnet ball
Broaderserve, service(sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
Spanishlet
Catalanlet
English > let: 8 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen / happen.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE; Something ----s INFINITIVE
Synonymsallow, permit
NarrowerpassAllow to go without comment or censure
Oppositeprevent, keepStop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
Spanishdejar, permitir
Catalandeixar, permetre
English > let: 8 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningactively cause something to happen / happen / happen / happen.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE
Example"I let it be known that I was not interested"
Broaderinduce, stimulate, cause, have, get, makeCause to do
English > let: 8 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningconsent to, give permission.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example "I won't let the police search her basement"
Synonymspermit, allow, countenance
Narroweradmit, let in, includeAllow participation in or the right to be part of
admit, allow in, let in, intromitAllow to enter
allow, permit, tolerateAllow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
authorize, authorise, pass, cleargrant authorization or clearance for
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put upput up with something or somebody unpleasant
furloughgrant a leave to
giveAllow to have or take
legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise, legitimize, legitimise, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatisemake legal
privilege, favor, favourbestow a privilege upon
trustAllow without fear
Broaderaccept, consent, go forGive an affirmative reply to
Oppositeforbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nixcommand against
Similar toallow, grantLet have
Spanishaprobar, consentir, dar permiso, dejar, permitir, sancionar
Catalanconsentir, deixar, permetre
English > let: 8 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningCause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example "This let me in for a big surprise"
Synonymsget, have
Broadermake, getGive certain properties to something
Spanishponer
Catalanposar
English > let: 8 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningLeave unchanged.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"let it be"
Broaderleave, leave alone, leave behind, let aloneLeave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking
Spanishabandonar, dejar
Catalanabandonar, deixar
English > let: 8 senses > verb 6, possession
Meaninggrant / grant / grant use or occupation of under a term of contract.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymslease, rent
Narrowersublet, subleaselease / lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishalquilar, arrendar
Catalanarrendar, llogar
Nounslessorsomeone who grants a lease
letterowner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire

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