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let

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of let




let

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of let

  1. 1 to give permission to <my parents would not let me drive until I had a job and could pay for my own gas>

  2. 2 <my parents would not let me drive until I had a job and could pay for my own gas> chiefly British  to give the possession and use of (something) in return for periodic payment <the pensioner has begun letting rooms in her East End home to earn some extra money> Synonyms lease, rent [chiefly British]Related Words charter, engage, hire; lodge; sublease, sublet; rack-rent

  3. 3 to make able or possible <the low gravity on the moon lets you make enormous leaps and jumps> Synonyms allow, empower, enable, permitRelated Words fit, habilitate, prepare, qualify, ready; approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; condition, equipNear Antonyms inhibit, preclude; disallow, enjoin, forbid, prohibitAntonyms prevent

  4. 4 to fail to prevent (some behavior on someone's part) especially from neglect or indifference <they let their kids get away with murder> Synonyms allow, permit, suffer, tolerateRelated Words brush (aside or off), condone, disregard, ignore, overlook, shrug off, wink (at); excuse, forgive, pardon; brook, cater (to), give in (to), humor, indulgeNear Antonyms forbid, prohibit; curb, deter, discourage, frustrate, hold back, impede, inhibit, interfere (with)Antonyms bar, block, constrain, prevent




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