Let definitions

lĕt
Something that hinders; an obstacle.

Free to investigate without let or hindrance.

noun
140
2
An invalid stroke in tennis and other net games that requires a replay.
noun
137
3
Small one.

Craterlet.

suffix
134
4
Something worn on.

Armlet.

suffix
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3
To hinder or obstruct.
verb
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3
To give permission or opportunity to; allow.

I let them borrow the car. The inheritance let us finally buy a house.

verb
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1
To cause to; make.

Let the news be known.

verb
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0
To permit to enter, proceed, or depart.

Let the dog in.

verb
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2
To release from or as if from confinement.

Let the air out of the balloon; let out a yelp.

verb
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3
To rent or lease.

Let rooms.

verb
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0
To award, especially after bids have been submitted.

Let the construction job to a new firm.

verb
110
3
Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal.

Let's finish the job! Let x equal y.

verb
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0
Small.

Piglet, starlet.

affix
107
1
A small object worn as a band on (a specified part of the body)

Armlet.

affix
104
1
Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a warning or threat.

Just let her try!

verb
104
2
An obstacle or impediment.
noun
101
1
A serve which does not count, specif. one that lands in the correct segment of the opposing player's side of the court after hitting the net.
noun
98
2
To be rented or leased.

House to let.

verb
95
0
To leave; forsake; abandon.
verb
92
1
To allow or cause to escape; cause to flow or come out, as by shedding, emitting, etc.

To let blood.

verb
89
2
To allow to pass, come, or go.

Let me in.

verb
86
2
To allow; permit.
verb
83
1
To cause to; make.

Let me hear from you.

verb
80
1
To give the use of (a house, room, etc.) to a tenant in return for rent; rent; hire out.
verb
77
1
To leave.

Let me alone!

verb
8
0
noun
8
0
To consent to or allow.
verb
7
0
Let is defined as to allow, to give the use of or leave someone or something.

An example of let is someone permitting another to use their car.

An example of let is to rent out a room in your home.

verb
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0
To allow the release of (a fluid).

The physicians let about a pint of his blood, but to no avail.

verb
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0
(tennis) The hindrance caused by the net during serve, only if the ball falls legally.
noun
5
0
To rent or lease (something).
verb
4
0
To allow to, not to prevent (+ infinitive, but usually without to).

After he knocked for hours, I decided to let him come in.

verb
2
0
To allow possession of (a property etc.) in exchange for rent.

I decided to let the farmhouse to a couple while I was working abroad.

verb
2
0
To become rented or leased.
verb
0
0
To be or become assigned, as to a contractor.
verb
0
0
To give out (work), assign (a contract), etc.
verb
0
0
To hinder; obstruct; prevent.
verb
0
0
To give, grant, or assign, as a work, privilege, or contract; often with out.

To let the building of a bridge.

To let out the lathing and the plastering.

verb
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Used to introduce an imperative in the first or third person.

Let's put on a show!

Let us have a moment of silence.

Let me just give you the phone number.

Let P be the point where AB and OX intersect.

verb
0
0
1818, John Keats, "To"”".

Time's sea hath been five years at its slow ebb, / Long hours have to and fro let creep the sand [...].

verb
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0
Can you let me know what time you'll be arriving?
verb
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0
(archaic) To hinder, prevent; to obstruct (someone or something).
verb
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Origin of let

From Middle English leten, læten, from Old English lÇ£tan (“to allow, let go, bequeath, leave, rent"), from Proto-Germanic *lÄ“tanÄ… (“to leave behind, allow"), from Proto-Indo-European *lÄ“d- (“to let, leave behind"). Cognate with Scots lat, lete (“to let, leave"), North Frisian lete (“to let"), West Frisian litte (“to let"), Dutch laten (“to let, leave"), German lassen (“to let, leave, allow"), Swedish lÃ¥ta (“to let, allow, leave"), Icelandic láta (“to let"), Albanian lë (“to allow, let, leave").