Let in a sentence

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Definition of Let

  • To retard; to hinder; to impede; to oppose.
  • A retarding; hindrance; obstacle; impediment; delay; -- common in the phrase without let or hindrance, but elsewhere archaic.
  • A stroke in which a ball touches the top of the net in passing over.
  • To leave; to relinquish; to abandon.
  • To permit; to allow; to suffer; -- either affirmatively, by positive act, or negatively, by neglecting to restrain or prevent.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To be let or leased; as, the farm lets for $500 a year. See note under Let v. t.
  • a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
  • a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
  • cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
  • leave unchanged
  • actively cause something to happen
  • consent to, give permission
  • grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
  • make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen

How to use let in a sentence. Let pronunciation.

Now is it astronomy, and now chemistry, and suchlike; and always it is the Eglington mind, which let God A'mighty make it as a favour.
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She won't let Shakespeare or Milton be standards much longer.
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Let's teach 'em to do things to-day.
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Let's show 'em what business means.
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Oh, come, let us go, let us escape.
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If it be Thy will, let my soul be cast away; but for the soul of him whose body I slew, and for his land, let my life be the long sacrifice.
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Say, let me black your boots while you're doing it, will you?
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But if thee has thought that I have repented doing what I did, let that pass for ever from your mind.
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But man must not be idle and live-if Kaid lets me live.
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Thee has seen a shadow; but let it not fright thee.
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Let him serve thee if it be thy will.
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We cut down three trees apiece, and found it such heart-breaking work that we decided to "rest our case" on those; if they held the property, well and good; if they didn't, let the property spill out through the gaps and go; it was no use to work ourselves to death merely to save a few acres of land.
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We usually pushed out a hundred yards or so from shore, and then lay down on the thwarts, in the sun, and let the boat drift by the hour whither it would.
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As soon as they let go, he placed all his feet in a bunch together, lowered his back, and then suddenly arched it upward, and shot me straight into the air a matter of three or four feet!
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The Genuine Mexican Plug had eaten a ton of the article, and the man said he would have eaten a hundred if he had let him.
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Carson blandly declined to give a room rent-free, or let one to the government on credit.
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Let me state one or two things which will help the reader to better comprehend certain items in the above.
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We were fifteen days making the trip-two hundred miles; thirteen, rather, for we lay by a couple of days, in one place, to let the horses rest.
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He always let his ponderous syllables fall with an easy unconsciousness that left them wholly without offensiveness.
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Because we judged that we had learned the real secret of success in silver mining-which was, not to mine the silver ourselves by the sweat of our brows and the labor of our hands, but to sell the ledges to the dull slaves of toil and let them do the mining!
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Examples of Let

Example #1
He would have old Soolsby's palace for his spy-glass, would he then?
Example #2
He has scientific tricks like his father before him.
Example #3
She won't have it-simply won't have England swaggering over the English language.
Example #4
If Chicago can't have the newest thing, she won't have anything.
Example #5
Let's show 'em what business means.
Example #6
Two million dollars went into that experiment, but Manana won.