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Dictionary definition for: Let

1. (n) 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"

2. (v) 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"

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

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

5. (v) 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"

6. (v) 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"

7. (v) leave unchanged; "let it be"

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

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