Origin of LET. Middle English letten, from Old English lettan to delay, hinder; akin to Old High German lezzen to delay. After he knocked for hours, I decided to let him come in. [= allow him to come
To give permission or opportunity to; allow: I let them borrow the car let 1 (l t) v. let, let·ting, lets. v.tr. 1. verb (used with object) 1. to allow or permit: to let him escape. 2. to allow to
pass, go, or come: to let us through. 3. to grant the occupancy or use of (land. To allow to, not to prevent (+ infinitive, but usually without to). Symbols; Foros; Apoyar WR; Hacer enlace a WR;
Suggestions. To give permission or opportunity to; allow: I let them borrow the car.