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  • 41let go — {v.} 1a. To stop holding something; loosen your hold; release. * /The boy grabbed Jack s coat and would not let go./ Often used with of . * /When the child let go of her mother s hand, she fell down./ Compare: GIVE UP(1a), LET LOOSE. 1b. To… …

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  • 42let\ go — v 1a. To stop holding something; loosen your hold; release. The boy grabbed Jack s coat and would not let go. Often used with of . When the child let go of her mother s hand, she fell down. Compare: give up(1a), let loose. 1b. To weaken and break …

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  • 43loose — I. adjective (looser; loosest) Etymology: Middle English lous, from Old Norse lauss; akin to Old High German lōs loose more at less Date: 13th century 1. a. not rigidly fastened or securely attached b. (1) having worked partly free from… …

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  • 44loose — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. free, detached; flowing, unbound; vague, incoherent, diffuse; unrestrained, slack; dissipated, wanton, dissolute. See disjunction, impurity. v. t. free; loosen, unbind, undo; relax. See freedom. Ant …

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  • 45loose — 1. adjective 1) a loose floorboard Syn: not fixed in place, not secure, unsecured, unattached; detached, unfastened, untied; wobbly, unsteady, movable Ant: secure, tight 2) …

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  • 46let someone/something loose — release someone or something let the dog loose for a minute ■ allow someone freedom of action in a particular place or situation people are only let loose on the system once they have received sufficient training ■ suddenly utter a sound or… …

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  • 47let out — Synonyms and related words: air, articulate, ax, bare, betray, bleed, blow, boot, boot out, bounce, break, break it to, break the news, break the seal, breathe, breathe out, bring to light, broach, bump, bust, can, cashier, cast loose, charter,… …

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  • 48loose — 1. verb /luːs/ a) To let loose, to free from restraints. Im going to loose this game. b) To unfasten, to loosen. Syn: free, release …

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  • 49let something loose — 1) to do something in a sudden uncontrolled way She let loose a piercing scream. 2) to let something damaging develop or spread in an uncontrolled way A wave of violent hysteria was let loose in the capital city …

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  • 50let off — Synonyms and related words: absolve, acquit, amnesty, backfire, blast, blow out, blow up, burst, bust, cast loose, charge, charter, chartered, clear, cock, decontaminate, demobilize, destigmatize, detonate, discharge, dismiss, dispense, dispense… …

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  • 51let go — verb 1. release, as from one s grip (Freq. 6) Let go of the door handle, please! relinquish your grip on the rope you won t fall • Syn: ↑let go of, ↑release, ↑relinquish • Ant: ↑ …

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  • 52let go of — verb release, as from one s grip (Freq. 5) Let go of the door handle, please! relinquish your grip on the rope you won t fall • Syn: ↑let go, ↑release, ↑relinquish • Ant: ↑hold …

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  • 53loose — See: AT LOOSE ENDS, CAST OFF or CAST LOOSE, CUT LOOSE, FAST AND LOOSE, HAVE A SCREW LOOSE, LET LOOSE or SET LOOSE or TURN LOOSE, ON THE LOOSE …

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  • 54loose — See: AT LOOSE ENDS, CAST OFF or CAST LOOSE, CUT LOOSE, FAST AND LOOSE, HAVE A SCREW LOOSE, LET LOOSE or SET LOOSE or TURN LOOSE, ON THE LOOSE …

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  • 55let — let1 [ let ] (past tense and past participle let) verb *** ▸ 1 allow ▸ 2 for showing anger etc. ▸ 3 for giving order ▸ 4 rent room/house/etc. ▸ 5 in mathematics ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive to allow something to happen: let someone/something do… …

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  • 56loose — See: at loose ends, cast off or cast loose, cut loose, fast and loose, have a screw loose, let loose or set loose or turn loose, on the loose …

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  • 57let go — Release, loose, set free, let loose, let slip cast off, let out …

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  • 58let — I. /lɛt / (say let) verb (let, letting) –verb (t) 1. to allow or permit. 2. to allow to pass, go, or come. 3. to cause or allow to escape. 4. Also, let out. to grant the occupancy or use of (land, buildings, rooms, space, etc., or moveable… …

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  • 59let — 1. v. & n. v. (letting; past and past part. let) 1 tr. a allow to, not prevent or forbid (we let them go). b cause to (let me know; let it be known). 2 tr. (foll. by into) a allow to enter. b make acquainted with (a secret etc.). c inlay in. 3 tr …

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  • 60LET — 1. v. & n. v. (letting; past and past part. let) 1 tr. a allow to, not prevent or forbid (we let them go). b cause to (let me know; let it be known). 2 tr. (foll. by into) a allow to enter. b make acquainted with (a secret etc.). c inlay in. 3 tr …

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