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let out

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Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly.
Jean Baudrillard
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English

Verb

Infinitive
to let out

Third person singular
lets out

Simple past
let out

Past participle
-

Present participle
letting out

to let out (third-person singular simple present lets out, present participle letting out, simple past and past participle let out)
  1. To release.
    The students were let out of school early.
  2. To allow to operate at higher speed by adjusting controls.
    He let out the reins when they were a mile from the barn.
    The engineer let out the throttle after the train crossed the bridge.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To enlarge by adjusting one or more seams.
    After the holidays he had to have his suits let out.
  4. (informal) Of sound, to emit.
    The dog let out a yelp.
  5. To disclose.
    He accidentally let out the location for the meeting.

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