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See definition of letting on Dictionary.com
  • as inlenient
  • as inpermitting
  • as inOK
  • as inpermission

synonyms for letting

  • benign
  • compassionate
  • compliant
  • forgiving
  • indulgent
  • sympathetic
  • tolerant
  • allowing
  • amiable
  • assuaging
  • assuasive
  • being big
  • benignant
  • charitable
  • clement
  • complaisant
  • condoning
  • easy
  • easygoing
  • emollient
  • excusing
  • favoring
  • forbearing
  • gentle
  • going easy on
  • good-natured
  • humoring
  • kind
  • kindly
  • live with
  • loving
  • merciful
  • mild
  • mollycoddling
  • obliging
  • pampering
  • pardoning
  • permitting
  • soft
  • soft-shell
  • softhearted
  • sparing
  • spoiling
  • tender
  • yielding
  • allowing
  • authorizing
  • granting
  • sanctioning
  • tolerating
  • lenient
  • permissive

antonyms for letting

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  • hateful
  • merciless
  • hard
  • intolerant
  • limiting
  • restrictive
  • rigorous
  • severe
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    How to use letting in a sentence

    It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    She had been walking alone with her arms hanging limp, letting her white skirts trail along the dewy path.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Val was a fool for letting his town house in the spring but of course we know he is one and must put up with it.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    There is quite a little knack in letting the hand fall so, but when you have once got it, the chord sounds much richer and fuller.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Fix up a couple of dummy sacks, you know, and get them to camp and packed on the horse without letting them see what's inside.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    The door to the back room opened, letting through a blend of talk and small mechanical noises.
    FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
    "It was the gardener's dog," said Nigel, letting himself down into his chair with a sigh of satisfaction.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    As she spoke, she moved very slightly, letting her cloak fall open so that her long throat was exposed.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO LETTING

    • allowing
    • authorizing
    • granting
    • lenient
    • letting
    • permissive
    • sanctioning
    • tolerating
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.