Definition of Let Out in English :

Define Let Out in English

Let Out meaning in English

Meaning of Let Out in English

Pronunciation of Let Out in English

Let Out pronunciation in English

Pronounce Let Out in English

Let Out

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1. emit, let loose, let out, utter

express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

Example Sentences:
'She let out a big heavy sigh'
'He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand'

2. 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'

3. bring out, let out

bring out of a specific state

4. let out, widen

make (clothes) larger

Example Sentences:
'Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Let Out

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verb (adverb, mainly tr)
to give vent to; emit
to let out a howl
to allow to go or run free; release
3. (may take a clause as object)
to reveal (a secret)
to make available to tenants, hirers, or contractors
to permit to flow out
to let air out of the tyres
to make (a garment) larger, as by unpicking (the seams) and sewing nearer the outer edge
noun let-out
a chance to escape
British informal
a chance to avoid having to do something that you do not wish to do
Durham Office Systems ended up having to pay the bill. Because there was no signature on the slip, it effectively gave the bank a let-out.

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

Let Out

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to allow to flow, run, etc. away; release
to give forth; emit
to lease or rent out
to reveal (a secret, etc.)
to make a garment larger by reducing (the seams, hem, etc.)
to cut (fur pelts) into strips that are then sewn together to achieve suppleness, attractive shading, etc.
7.  US
to dismiss or be dismissed, as school

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

Let Out

see synonyms of let out
Chiefly British
A means of evasion or avoidance.

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