let

let
let let [let] verb let PTandPP letting PRESPART [transitive] PROPERTY
also let out to allow someone to use a room or building in return for rent:
let something to somebody

• She let the studio to artists.

• There are numerous offices to let (= available to be rented ) in the town.

• Once the tourist season begins, we should be able to let out the rest of our properties.

— let noun [countable] :

• Stein employed a landlord to manage the Browning Street let.

— compare lease1, rent1

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Ⅰ.
let UK US /let/ verb [T] (letting, let, let)
to allow something to happen, or to allow someone to do something, by giving your permission or by not doing anything to stop an action: »

We do not let our staff use social networking sites at work.

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They had let the office accommodation become rundown and shabby.

UK (US rent) to allow your house or land to be lived in or used by someone else in exchange for a regular payment: let sth (out) to sb »

They are letting their house out for the summer.

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He's let his flat to a young couple.

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The Technology Park has office accommodation and business units to let.

let on sth »

The property is let on a 10-year lease.

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The holiday apartments are let on a weekly basis.

See Note RENT(Cf. ↑rent)
let sb go — Cf. let sb go
Ⅱ.
let UK US /let/ noun [C] UK
the act of allowing someone to use your house, land, etc. in exchange for regular payments: let on sth »

a five-year let on a flat

short-term/long-term let »

We've taken the studios on a short-term let.

without let or hindrance — Cf. without let or hindrance

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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