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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lease, rental, lettingnoun

    property that is leased or rented out or let

Wiktionary

  1. lettingnoun

    The rental of an apartment

  2. lettingnoun

    The award of a public contract

Wikipedia

  1. letting

    Renting, also known as hiring or letting, is an agreement where a payment is made for the temporary use of a good, service or property owned by another. A gross lease is when the tenant pays a flat rental amount and the landlord pays for all property charges regularly incurred by the ownership. An example of renting is equipment rental. Renting can be an example of the sharing economy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Letting

    of Let

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Letting

    let′ing, n. the act of granting to a tenant: the act of giving to a contractor.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'letting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4379

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'letting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3037

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of letting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of letting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of letting in a Sentence

  1. Geoff Garin:

    Issues of tax fairness will be resonant and effective with voters, all of this will be helpful in letting average voters know that Hillary will be on their side.

  2. Alex Conant:

    Crisis communications 101 is to get all the facts out as soon as possible. The White House has done the opposite of that, letting news drip out day after day. The President should have addressed this directly days ago, waiting until Thursday and then giving a very lawyerly statement only feeds the scandal.

  3. Phil Mickelson:

    The little nuances of getting the ball in the hole have been slightly off but it was a day today that could have been really low, it had a lot of potential and I ended up making too many bogeys and letting some birdie opportunities slide.

  4. George Santayana:

    Letting go of discouragement is no more difficult than holding on to it; and letting go is so much more empowering.

  5. Lake Ingle:

    You can’t say that anecdotal evidence is fact, my professor pretty much just tried to shut me up because she was just letting women speak. I brought up the fact that biologists don’t agree that there’s more than two genders and I said the wage gap she’s referring to – 77 cents on the dollar – that even the New York Times debunked that.

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