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Let vs. Agreed

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Letverb

(transitive) To allow to, not to prevent to}}.

‘After he knocked for hours, I decided to let him come in.’;

Agreedverb

simple past tense and past participle of agree

Letverb

(transitive) To leave.

‘Let me alone!’;

Agreedadjective

In harmony.

‘We are much more agreed on goals than on methods.’;

Letverb

(transitive) To allow the release of (a fluid).

‘The physicians let about a pint of his blood, but to no avail.’;

Agreedinterjection

Indicates agreement on the part of the speaker.

‘Totally agreed!’;

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Letverb

(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.’;

Agreedadjective

united by being of the same opinion;

‘agreed in their distrust of authority’;

Letverb

(transitive) To give, grant, or assign, as a work, privilege, or contract; often with out.

‘to let the building of a bridge;’; ‘to let out the lathing and the plastering’;

Letverb

(transitive) Used to introduce an imperative in the first or third person.

‘Let's put on a show!’; ‘Let us have a moment of silence.’; ‘Let me just give you the phone number.’; ‘Let P be the point where AB and OX intersect.’;

Letverb

To cause + bare infinitive.

‘Can you let me know what time you'll be arriving?’;

Letverb

(archaic) To hinder, prevent, impede, hamper, cumber; to obstruct (someone or something).

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Letverb

(obsolete) To prevent someone from doing something; also to prevent something from happening.

Letverb

(obsolete) To tarry or delay.

Letnoun

The allowing of possession of a property etc. in exchange for rent.

Letnoun

An obstacle or hindrance.

Letnoun

(tennis) The hindrance caused by the net during serve, only if the ball falls legally.

Letverb

To retard; to hinder; to impede; to oppose.

‘He was so strong that no man might him let.’; ‘He who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.’; ‘Mine ancient wound is hardly whole,And lets me from the saddle.’;

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Letverb

To leave; to relinquish; to abandon.

‘He . . . prayed him his voyage for to let.’; ‘Yet neither spins nor cards, ne cares nor frets,But to her mother Nature all her care she lets.’; ‘Let me alone in choosing of my wife.’;

Letverb

To consider; to think; to esteem.

Letverb

To cause; to make; - used with the infinitive in the active form but in the passive sense; as, let make, i. e., cause to be made; let bring, i. e., cause to be brought.

‘This irous, cursed wretchLet this knight's son anon before him fetch.’; ‘He . . . thus let do slay hem all three.’; ‘Anon he let two coffers make.’;

Letverb

To permit; to allow; to suffer; - either affirmatively, by positive act, or negatively, by neglecting to restrain or prevent.

‘Pharaoh said, I will let you go.’; ‘If your name be Horatio, as I am let to know it is.’;

Letverb

To allow to be used or occupied for a compensation; to lease; to rent; to hire out; - often with out; as, to let a farm; to let a house; to let out horses.

Letverb

To give, grant, or assign, as a work, privilege, or contract; - often with out; as, to let the building of a bridge; to let out the lathing and the plastering.

Letverb

To forbear.

Letverb

To be let or leased; as, the farm lets for $500 a year. See note under Let, v. t.

Letnoun

A retarding; hindrance; obstacle; impediment; delay; - common in the phrase without let or hindrance, but elsewhere archaic.

‘Consider whether your doings be to the let of your salvation or not.’;

Letnoun

A stroke in which a ball touches the top of the net in passing over.

Letnoun

the most 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’;

Letnoun

a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again

Letverb

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’;

Letverb

actively cause something to happen;

‘I let it be known that I was not interested’;

Letverb

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’;

Letverb

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’;

Letverb

leave unchanged;

‘let it be’;

Letverb

grant use or occupation of under a term of contract;

‘I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners’;

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