Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun let

2 senses of let

Sense 1
Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, LET, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous -- (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")
       INSTANCE OF=> terrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTO -- (a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals)

Sense 2
let, net ball -- (a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again)
       => serve, service -- ((sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game")

Antonyms of verb let

1 of 6 senses of let

Sense 1
let, allow, permit -- (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")
       Antonym of prevent (Sense 2)
      => prevent, keep -- (stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb let

6 senses of let

Sense 1
let, allow, permit -- (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")

Sense 2
let -- (actively cause something to happen; "I let it be known that I was not interested")
       => induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make -- (cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa")

Sense 3
permit, allow, let, countenance -- (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")
       => accept, consent, go for -- (give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution")

Sense 4
get, let, have -- (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")
       => make, get -- (give certain properties to something; "get someone mad"; "She made us look silly"; "He made a fool of himself at the meeting"; "Don't make this into a big deal"; "This invention will make you a millionaire"; "Make yourself clear")

Sense 5
let -- (leave unchanged; "let it be")
       => leave, leave alone, leave behind -- (leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind")

Sense 6
lease, let, rent -- (grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

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