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Overview of noun let

The noun let has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, LET, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous

(a 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")

2. let, net ball

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


Overview of verb let

The verb let has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (219) let, allow, permit

(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")

2. (15) let

(actively cause something to happen; "I let it be known that I was not interested")

3. (2) permit, allow, let, countenance

(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")

4. (2) get, let, have

(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")

5. (1) let

(leave unchanged; "let it be")

6. lease, let, rent

(grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners")

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