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Definition of let:

  1. A retarding; hindrance; obstacle; impediment; delay; - common in the phrase without let or hindrance, but elsewhere archaic.
  2. A stroke in which a ball touches the top of the net in passing over.
  3. of Lette
  4. To allow to be used or occupied for a compensation; to lease; to rent; to hire out; - often with out; as, to let a farm; to let a house; to let out horses.
  5. To be let or leased; as, the farm lets for $ 500 a year. See note under Let, v. t.
  6. To cause; to make; - used with the infinitive in the active form but in the passive sense; as, let make, i. e., cause to be made; let bring, i. e., cause to be brought.
  7. To consider; to think; to esteem.
  8. To forbear.
  9. To give, grant, or assign, as a work, privilege, or contract; - often with out; as, to let the building of a bridge; to let out the lathing and the plastering.
  10. To leave; to relinquish; to abandon.
  11. To permit; to allow; to suffer; - either affirmatively, by positive act, or negatively, by neglecting to restrain or prevent.
  12. To retard; to hinder; to impede; to oppose.


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Usage examples:

  • Let us go back now.

    - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
  • You let me com'?

    - "The Gun-Brand", James B. Hendryx.
  • Let us be there.

    - "Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore", Pauline Lester.