1 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" [syn: Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous]
2 a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again [syn: net ball]
1 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" [syn: allow, permit] [ant: prevent]
2 actively cause something to happen; "I let it be known that I was not interested"
3 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" [syn: permit, allow, countenance] [ant: forbid, forbid]
4 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" [syn: get, have]
5 leave unchanged; "let it be"
6 grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners" [syn: lease, rent]
- Rhymes: -ɛt
Etymology 1lætan, from *|lǣt-, from *|lēd-. Cognate with Dutch latan, German lassen, Swedish låta.
- Bosnian: pustiti, dozvoliti
- Chinese: 让 (ràng)
- Croatian: pustiti, dozvoliti
- Danish: tillade,lade
- Dutch: laten, toestaan
- German: lassen
- Hungarian: pustiti, dozvoliti
- Ido: lasar
- Italian: permettere, lasciare
- Romanian: lăsa
- Slovene: pustiti
- Spanish: permitir, dejar
- Vietnamese: trở (literally: to give), để
to put up for rent
Etymology 2lettan, from *|lāto-. Cognate with Dutch letten.
- German: Netzball
Let may refer to:
- -let, an English diminutive suffix
- Let, a shot or point that must be replayed in certain racquet sports.
- Let, a name binding construct in computer programming languages.
- LET, part of a font name indicating the font is owned by Letraset. For example, Academy Engraved LET.
- Letting, a system of payment for the temporary use of something owned by someone else.
- Linear energy transfer, a physical measure of energy transfer.
- Let Kunovice (LET), the Czechoslovak and Czech aircraft manufacturer
- Let (Rave Master), a fictional character from the anime series Rave Master
let in German: Let (Begriffsklärung)
let in Dutch: Let
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