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  • verballow
  • verbrent out object, property

synonyms for let

  • accredit
  • approve
  • authorize
  • cause
  • certify
  • commission
  • concede
  • enable
  • endorse
  • give
  • grant
  • have
  • leave
  • license
  • make
  • permit
  • sanction
  • suffer
  • tolerate
  • warrant
  • be big
  • free up
  • give leave
  • give okay
  • give permission
  • hear of
  • live with
  • sit still for
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antonyms for let

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  • contradict
  • deny
  • disagree
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • fight
  • halt
  • hold
  • invalidate
  • keep
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • stop
  • veto
  • withhold
  • buy
  • forbid
  • hinder
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • obstruct
  • sell
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The verb let is the familiar, conversational term for both allow and permit. Allow and permit are often interchangeable as terms that imply granting or conceding the right of someone to do something, but permit is the more positive of the two. Allow implies complete absence of an attempt, or even an intent, to hinder. Permit suggests formal or implied assent or authorization. 

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How to use let in a sentence

It’s always a let down when a movie doesn’t live up to your expectations.
‘EVAN HANSEN’ IS BETTER THAN YOU THINK – AND THAT’S TOO BADJOHN PAUL KINGSEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
So as long as I can convince physicians that they should prescribe this drug, then I’m going to invest in this, rather than investing in let’s say something extraordinarily risky, which has enormous potential upside from a public health standpoint.
HOW PHARMA’S LUCRATIVE PATENT SYSTEM IS COMPLICATING THE PANDEMICANNA ROTHSCHILDMAY 24, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
So we have built an algorithm in our economy, which is clearly wrong, just like Facebook’s focus on let’s show people things that are more engaging, turned out to be wrong.
BUILDING A BETTER DATA ECONOMYJASON SPARAPANIMARCH 11, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Further, why not sub-let the flat to any of your own friends who can afford to give you a few guineas a week for it?
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
Mr. O'Connell was, in fact, "a middle man;" he rented extensive lands, and sub-let at a very large profit.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Burmans love it, and no feast is complete without it, indeed a packet of let-pet is an invitation to something festive.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
At one place it is let-pet, or pickled tea, though the plant from which the stuff is made is not really a tea-plant.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
All was serene and lovely on the surface, however, with many won't-you-let-me's and please-do-now's on both sides.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
There was a kind of let-up in the storm jest afore I got here, and they see her fast on the shoal with the crew in the riggin'.
CAP'N ERIJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
Right along from then on they kept things moving 14 spirited, one way and another, without much of a let-up.
SANTA F'S PARTNERTHOMAS A. JANVIER
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