Examples of letup in a Sentence
the downpour continued for hours without letup
Recent Examples of letup from the Web
A letup in the precipitation allowed one dancer to perform on the lawn adjacent to an indoor dance venue.
The revenge plot cooked up against him, a cockeyed conspiracy enlisting the aid of a wealthy couple (gamely played by Colette Kilroy and Gareth Williams), who have their own bone to pick with Gregor, ensures there’s no letup in the lunacy.
With no letup in competition in its grocery business, investors are fearful of the consequences for Argos -- which sells everything from televisions to jewelry -- should British consumers rein in spending.
President Donald Trump’s regulatory rollback promises to help banks’ money making inside the U.S., but for European banks this won’t spell a letup in the pressure to reform.
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First Known Use of letup
Examples of let up in a Sentence
the rain let up just as we reached the house
the windmill slowed down as the wind let up
First Known Use of let up
let up Synonyms
Synonymsbreak off, break up, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, die, discontinue, elapse, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, leave off, cease, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up, wink (out)
Antonymscontinue, hang on, persist
Related Wordsdesist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind down
Near Antonymsdraw out, extend, prolong, protract
LETUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of letup for English Language Learners
: a time during which something stops or slows down
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