To retard; to hinder; to impede; to oppose.
- 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.
- To cause to; make: Let the news be known.
- Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal: Let's finish the job! Let x equal y.
- Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a warning or threat: Just let her try!
- To permit to enter, proceed, or depart: let the dog in.
- To release from or as if from confinement: let the air out of the balloon; let out a yelp.
- To rent or lease: let rooms.
- To award, especially after bids have been submitted: let the construction job to a new firm.
- To become rented or leased.
- To be or become assigned, as to a contractor.
- let down To cause to come down gradually; lower: let down the sails.
- let down To withdraw support from; forsake.
- let down To fail to meet the expectations of; disappoint.
- let on To allow to be known; admit: Don't let on that you know me.
- let on To pretend.
- let out To come to a close; end: School let out early. The play let out at 11 P.M.
- let out To make known; reveal: Who let that story out?
- let out To increase the size of (a garment, for example): let out a coat.
- let up To slow down; diminish: didn't let up in their efforts.
- let up To come to a stop; cease: The rain let up.
- let alone Not to mention; much less: "Their ancestors had been dirt poor and never saw royalty, let alone hung around with them” ( Garrison Keillor).
- let go To cease to employ; dismiss: had to let 20 workers go.
- let off on Informal To cause to diminish, as in pressure; ease up on: Let off on the gas so that we do not exceed the speed limit.
- let (one's) hair down To drop one's reserve or inhibitions.
- let (someone) have it Informal To beat, strike, or shoot at someone.
- let (someone) have it Informal To scold or punish.
- let (someone) in on To reveal (a secret) to someone: They finally let me in on their plans.
- let (someone) in on To allow someone to participate in (something).
- let up on To be or become more lenient with: Why don't you let up on the poor child?
- Something that hinders; an obstacle: free to investigate without let or hindrance.
- Sports An invalid stroke in tennis and other net games that requires a replay.
- Archaic To hinder or obstruct.
Malayalam MeaningTransliteration ON/OFF | Not Correct/Proper?
the garden where Ravan let Sita dwell 1. അശോകവനിക 2. അശോകവനം - the Garden Where Ravan Let Sita Dwell 1. Ashokavanika 2. Ashokavanam ;make a sluice in the bund to let water flow മടവയ്ക്കുക - make A Sluice In The Bund To Let Water Flow Madavaykkuka ;വിടുക - Viduka ;let out പുറപ്പെടുവിക്കുക - let Out Purappeduvikkuka ;എതിര്ക്കുക - Ethirkkuka ;ഏല്പിക്കുക - Elpikkuka ;