- 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] :
* * *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.»
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.»
He's let his flat to a young couple.»
The Technology Park has office accommodation and business units to let.let on sth »
The property is let on a 10-year lease.»
The holiday apartments are let on a weekly basis.● let sb go — Cf. let sb goⅡ.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 flatshort-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.