let up

verb

Definition of let up

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a :  to diminish or slow down :  slackenb :  cease, stop

  3. 2 :  to become less severe —used with on

Examples of let up in a sentence

  1. the rain let up just as we reached the house

  2. the windmill slowed down as the wind let up

1787

First Known Use of let up

1787



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