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Most common English words: whole « find « got « #192: let » world » thing » set

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Middle English leten from Old English lǣtan (to allow, let go, bequeath, leave, rent), from Proto-Germanic *lǣt-, from Proto-Indo-European *lēd-. Cognate with Dutch latan, German lassen, Swedish låta.

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Infinitive
to Let

Third person singular
lets

Simple past
let or obsolete leet

Past participle
let or rarely letten

Present participle
letting

to Let (third-person singular simple present lets, present participle letting, simple past let or obsolete leet, past participle let or rarely letten)
  1. (transitive) To allow, not to prevent (+ infinitive, usually without to).
    After he knocked for hours, I decided to let him come in.
  2. (transitive) To allow the release of (a fluid).
    The physicians let about a pint of his blood, but to no avail.
  3. (transitive) To allow possession of (a property etc.) in exchange for rent.
    I decided to let the farmhouse to a couple while I was working abroad.
  4. (obsolete except with know) To cause (+ bare infinitive).
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book IV:
      Thenne the kyng lete serche how moche people of his party ther was slayne.
    Can you let me know what time you'll be arriving?
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Middle English letten (to hinder, delay) from Old English lettan (to hinder, delay", lit. "to make late), from Proto-Germanic *lāto-. Akin to Old English latian (to delay), Dutch letten, Old English læt (late). More at late, delay.

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Infinitive
to Let

Third person singular
lets

Simple past
letted

Past participle
let

Present participle
letting

to Let (third-person singular simple present lets, present participle letting, simple past letted, past participle let)
  1. (archaic) To hinder, prevent.

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Singular
Let

Plural
Lets

Let (plural Lets)
  1. A hindrance.
    ...without let or hindrance (on all commonwealth passports)
  2. (tennis) The hindrance caused by the net during serve, only if the ball falls legally.
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Let m.

  1. flight

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  • IPA: /lɛt/, [lɛd̥]

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Let (neuter let, definite and plural lette, comparative lettere, superlative lettest)

  1. light
  2. easy
  3. slight
  4. mild

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Let

  1. lightly
  2. easily
  3. slightly
  4. mildly

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Let

  1. Imperative of lette.

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Let

  1. The first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of letten.
  2. The imperative of letten.

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From Old Norse leita (to search), related to líta (to see)

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Let [[Category:Patrono:Nb verbs|Let]]

  1. Imperative form of lete (to search)

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From Old Norse litr (colour), related to líta (to see)

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Let m. [[Category:Patrono:Nb nouns|Let]]

  1. colour
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From Old Norse litr (colour), related to líta (to see)

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Let m.

  1. colour

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lȇt m. (Cyrillic spelling ле̑т)

  1. flight

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let m.

  1. flight

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Let [[Category:Patrono:Tpi nouns|Let]]

  1. belt

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