Definition of Let On in English :

Define Let On in English

Let On meaning in English

Meaning of Let On in English

Pronunciation of Let On in English

Let On pronunciation in English

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Let On

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1. break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Example Sentences:
'The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold'
'The actress won't reveal how old she is'
'bring out the truth'
'he broke the news to her'
'unwrap the evidence in the murder case'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Let On

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verb (adverb; when tr, takes a clause as object) informal
to allow (something, such as a secret) to be known; reveal
he never let on that he was married
2. (transitive)
to cause or encourage to be believed; pretend

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Let On

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to indicate one's awareness of a fact
to pretend

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Let On

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v. let, let·ting, lets
1. To give permission or opportunity to; allow: I let them borrow the car. The inheritance let us finally buy a house. See Usage Note at leave1.
2. To cause to; make: Let the news be known.
a. Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal: Let's finish the job! Let x equal y.
b. Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a warning or threat: Just let her try!
4. To permit to enter, proceed, or depart: let the dog in.
5. To release from or as if from confinement: let the air out of the balloon; let out a yelp.
6. To rent or lease: let rooms.
7. To award, especially after bids have been submitted: let the construction job to a new firm.
1. To become rented or leased.
2. To be or become assigned, as to a contractor.

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