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Definition of "let out" [let out]

  • To give vent to; emit (verb)
  • To allow to go or run free; release (verb)
  • To reveal (a secret) (verb)
  • To make available to tenants, hirers, or contractors (verb)
  • To permit to flow out (verb)
  • To make (a garment) larger, as by unpicking (the seams) and sewing nearer the outer edge (verb)
  • A chance to escape (noun)
  • To release. (verb)

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  • To allow to operate at higher speed by adjusting controls. (verb)
  • To enlarge by adjusting one or more seams. (verb)
  • Of sound, to emit. (verb)
  • To disclose. (verb)

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Use "let out" in a sentence
  • "Lynne had barely let out a groan when he passed her on the way to Exochemistry, although she had managed a smile that fueled him all the way to class."
  • "Thanas let out a snort of a laugh, and ignored Spock."
  • "She should be let out of jail at "an offbeat time like 3 or 4 in the morning," said Daniel Meachum, an Atlanta lawyer who has represented football star Michael Vick and actor Wesley Snipes."