Antonyms of verb let_out

1 of 4 senses of let out

Sense 4
let out, widen -- (make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight")
       Antonym of take in (Sense 17)
      => take in -- (make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight")

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

4 senses of let out

Sense 1
utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 2
unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out -- (make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case")
       => tell -- (let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late")

Sense 3
bring out, let out -- (bring out of a specific state)
       => let go of, let go, release, relinquish -- (release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall")

Sense 4
let out, widen -- (make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight")
       => change, alter, vary -- (become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season")

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