let out

verb

let out; letting out; lets out

intransitive verb

: to conclude a session or performance
school let out in June

Examples of let out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When given the microphone, Badland let out a victorious roar and cheered in celebration of his new world record. Krystie Lee Yandoli, Rolling Stone, 4 July 2024 As their feet trot toward the center of the room, Mr. Laverty lets out a yelp of joy, for what is work without play? Sarah Matusek, The Christian Science Monitor, 3 July 2024 The 24-year-old then let out one of his signature screams into his glove before strutting off the mound. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 3 July 2024 Schools are letting out for summer around the country and break arrives for the Broncos by the end of this week, too. Parker Gabriel, The Denver Post, 10 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for let out 

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of let out was in 1888

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“Let out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20out. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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