Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, LET, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous(noun)
a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
"Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"
let, net ball(verb)
a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
let, allow, permit(verb)
make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
"This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"
actively cause something to happen
"I let it be known that I was not interested"
permit, allow, let, countenance(verb)
consent to, give permission
"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
get, let, have(verb)
cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
"He got his squad on the ball"; "This let me in for a big surprise"; "He got a girl into trouble"
"let it be"
lease, let, rent(verb)
grant use or occupation of under a term of contract
"I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
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 consider; to think; to esteem
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
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
Origin: [OE. letten, AS. lettan to delay, to hinder, fr. lt slow; akin to D. letten to hinder, G. verletzen to hurt, Icel. letja to hold back, Goth. latjan. See Late.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
let, v.t. to slacken or loose restraint upon: to give leave or power to: to allow, permit, suffer: to grant to a tenant or hirer: to cause (with infin. without to):—pr.p. let′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. let.—n. a letting for hire.—ns. Let′ter; Let′ting.—Let alone, to leave out, not to mention.—adj. passive, inactive—also n. (Shak.) forbearance.—Let blood, to open a vein and let the blood run out; Let down, to allow to fall: to bring down; Let go, to cease holding: to pass by or disregard; Let in, to allow to enter: to take in or swindle; Let into, to admit to the knowledge of; Let off, to allow to go free without punishment, to excuse from payment, &c.; Let on, to allow a thing to be believed, to pretend; Let one's self loose, to let go restraint on words or actions, to indulge in extravagant talk or conduct; Let out, to allow to get free, to let some secret become known; Let slip, to allow to escape: to lose sight of; Let well alone, to let things remain as they are from fear of making them worse. [A.S. lǽtan, to permit, pt.t. lét, leót, pp. læten; Ger. lassen, Fr. laisser, to permit.]
let, v.t. (B.) to prevent.—n. (law) hinderance, obstruction: delay.—n. Let′ter. [A.S. lettan, to hinder—læt, slow.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'LET' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #400
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'LET' in Written Corpus Frequency: #277
Rank popularity for the word 'LET' in Verbs Frequency: #75
The numerical value of LET in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of LET in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Let me be kind, let me be compassionate, let me be joyful, and let me sing a song of love.
Let's act patiently and not emotionally, let's let their chips fall as they may, then if we have our own chips, we'll let those fall.
This whole beautiful enterprise that we have been working on for five years is at stake. It was do or die. When Jimmy (Nail) knew that, he said. 'Let's go. Let's do it. Let's save this show'.
No, I mean the explanation would be there is cultural problem there. It's like, 'Ohhh, he's one of ours. Let's send him home. Let's bury this, let's whitewash this. Let's pretend this never happened.' Why else would it be?
Donald Trump's view is that the end is near, his pessimistic view is let's close the borders, let's create tariffs, let's do this, let's do that--all based on negativity, and the net result is all of us will suffer if that philosophy gains favor.
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Translations for LET
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- deixar, permetreCatalan, Valencian
- lade, tilladeDanish
- Netzball, lassen, vermietenGerman
- permitir, arrendar, dejar, alquilarSpanish
- antaa, salliaFinnish
- louer, filet, laisserFrench
- thoir seachad air mhàl, leig leScottish Gaelic
- enged, hagy, bérelHungarian
- permettere, affittare, lasciareItalian
- させる, 貸すJapanese
- sustineo, permitto, patior, sinoLatin
- nuomoti, leisti, išnuomotiLithuanian
- ļaut, laist, izīrētLatvian
- verhuren, toestaan, latenDutch
- leie ut, laNorwegian
- pozwalać, wynajmowaćPolish
- alugar, deixarPortuguese
- laschar, lascher, scharRomansh
- позволять, позволить, пустить, сдать, сдавать, пускатьRussian
- lassare, lassaiSardinian
- pustiti, dozvoliti, дозволити, пуститиSerbo-Croatian
- hayaan, pabayaanTagalog
- trở, đểVietnamese
- louwer, laire, leyîWalloon
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