What does letting mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word letting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lease, rental, letting(noun)

    property that is leased or rented out or let

Wiktionary

  1. letting(Noun)

    The rental of an apartment

  2. letting(Noun)

    The award of a public contract

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.

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce letting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say letting in sign language?

  1. letting

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. Gary Chaison:

    There’s a feeling among workers that not only are they replaceable, but that they will be replaced, that there is no security anymore, that someone is making a profit by letting them go.

  2. Tom Perez:

    Sometimes when you're in a less formal setting, it's conducive to letting your guard down a little bit and I had found that to be the case in a number of knotty situations.

  3. Satish Jindel:

    For what is a few nickels and dimes for them, they get to see how this model works, and if there's any validity to it they can apply it in their own business, but for Deliv, this is like letting the fox in the henhouse by allowing UPS to see how their model works.

  4. Phil Flynn:

    It's a Christmas flood of oil at a time when refiners and producers usually are letting inventories get lower for end-of-year tax reasons, but with this flood of supply there's no place to put it.

  5. Beth Farrar:

    It just kind of seemed never-ending and impossible, some places were really great about letting you know they had even received your claim ; for instance, JetBlue got right back to me. Other places, it was kind of like sending it into a black hole. And they tell you flat-out they’re not going to get back to you unless they find the item and in some cases not at all.

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