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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.

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  1. letting

    Letting refers to the act of allowing or permitting someone to do something, or giving permission for something to happen or occur. It involves granting someone the authority, freedom, or opportunity to engage in a specific action or behavior. Letting can also involve releasing control or relinquishing ownership of something to another person.

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. David Laibson:

    We built this system that is actually well tuned to who we are psychologically, we're not relying completely on our willpower to do everything. We are letting the system take care of us.

  2. Luz Cantres:

    I'm trying to copy what I see but letting it flow.

  3. John Bogle:

    The accounting firms have been letting corporations get away with reporting all kinds of funny pro forma earnings, the addition of Jim Doty to the PCAOB was a big upgrade. And if the firms are angry with him, he’s clearly doing something right.

  4. Brian Schatz:

    If YouTube, Facebook or Twitter employees, rather than computers, were making the recommendations, would they have recommended these awful videos in the first place, companies are letting algorithms run wild and only using humans to clean up the mess ... Algorithms are amoral.

  5. Jay Sekulow:

    It’s the school’s job to prevent the protests from becoming violent, letting students create a hostile environment that shuts down free speech opens the school to lawsuits.

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