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Definition 1: make (clothes) larger - [verb of change]

Samples where let out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight

Synonyms for let out in the sense of this definition

(let out is a kind of ...) become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

"her mood changes in accordance with the weather" "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

Definition 2: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret - [verb of communication]

Samples where let out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
  • The actress won't reveal how old she is
  • bring out the truth
  • he broke the news to her
  • unwrap the evidence in the murder case
  • The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings

Synonyms for let out in the sense of this definition

(let out is a kind of ...) let something be known

"Tell them that you will be late"

(... is a kind of let out ) bring (information) out of concealment

(... is a kind of let out ) divulge confidential information or secrets

"Be careful--his secretary talks"

(... is a kind of let out ) tell anonymously

"The news were leaked to the paper"

(... is a kind of let out ) reveal in private; tell confidentially

(... is a kind of let out ) reveal unintentionally

"Her smile betrayed her true feelings"

(... is a kind of let out ) disclose directly or through prophets

"God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"

(... is a kind of let out ) produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly

"He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving"

(... is a kind of let out ) to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality

"This actor outed last year"

(... is a kind of let out ) reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle

"The gay actor was outed last week" "Someone outed a CIA agent"

(... is a kind of let out ) cause to be revealed and jeopardized

"The story blew their cover" "The double agent was blown by the other side"

(... is a kind of let out ) explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures

"This reporter was well-known for his muckraking"

(let out has a similar meaning as ...) be released or become known; of news

"News of her death broke in the morning"

Definition 3: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) - [verb of communication]

Samples where let out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She let out a big heavy sigh
  • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms for let out in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of let out ) emit or utter

"Give a gulp" "give a yelp"

(... is a kind of let out ) make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval

(... is a kind of let out ) cry like a goose

"The geese were honking"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter the characteristic sound of owls

(... is a kind of let out ) utter quacking noises

"The ducks quacked"

(... is a kind of let out ) cry like a cat

"the cat meowed"

(... is a kind of let out ) make a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas

(... is a kind of let out ) make a vibrant sound, as of some birds

(... is a kind of let out ) make high-pitched sounds

"the birds were chirping in the bushes"

(... is a kind of let out ) make a loud noise, as of animal

"The bull bellowed"

(... is a kind of let out ) cry plaintively

"The lambs were bleating"

(... is a kind of let out ) make barking sounds

"The dogs barked at the stranger"

(... is a kind of let out ) cry loudly, as of animals

"The coyotes were howling in the desert"

(... is a kind of let out ) to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

"he grumbled a rude response" "Stones grumbled down the cliff"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a sibilant

(... is a kind of let out ) braying characteristic of donkeys

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs

(... is a kind of let out ) press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating

(... is a kind of let out ) to make melodious sounds

"The nightingale was singing"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a hoarse sound, like a raven

(... is a kind of let out ) utter `hem' or `ahem'

(... is a kind of let out ) utter `haw'

"he hemmed and hawed"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

(... is a kind of let out ) utter with gargling or burbling sounds

(... is a kind of let out ) make a characteristic sound, of a horse

(... is a kind of let out ) make a gurgling sound, characteristic of turkeys

(... is a kind of let out ) squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens

(... is a kind of let out ) make a low noise, characteristic of bovines

(... is a kind of let out ) make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

(... is a kind of let out ) indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

"The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets" "The ancient door soughed when opened"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter with anger or contempt

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a characteristic sound

"The cat was crying"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter with a gurgling sound

"`Help,' the stabbing victim gurgled"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter fast and forcefully

"She shot back an answer"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a characteristic note or cry

"bluejays called to one another"

(... is a kind of let out ) to say again or imitate

"followers echoing the cries of their leaders"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval

(... is a kind of let out ) make a cat-like sound

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

(... is a kind of let out ) cry softly, as of pigeons

(... is a kind of let out ) utter in trumpet-like sounds

"Elephants are trumpeting"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter shrill sounds

"The cocks crowed all morning"

(... is a kind of let out ) express pleasure verbally

"She crowed with joy"

(... is a kind of let out ) chatter inarticulately; of monkeys

(... is a kind of let out ) speak in a nasal voice

"`Come here,' he nasaled"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter

"She bit out a curse"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter with a sigh

(... is a kind of let out ) indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose

"she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom"

(... is a kind of let out ) whistle or howl approvingly at a female, of males

(... is a kind of let out ) issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise

"He grunted his reluctant approval"

(... is a kind of let out ) to utter a loud clamorous shout

"the toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play dice, and dance"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)

"The students delivered a cry of joy"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage

(... is a kind of let out ) utter in unison

"`yes,' the children chorused"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter a sound, as with obvious effort

"She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do"

(... is a kind of let out ) express or utter spontaneously

"break into a yodel" "break into a song" "break into tears"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter rapidly

"volley a string of curses"

(... is a kind of let out ) utter while panting, as if out of breath

(... is a kind of let out ) make audible

"He lifted a war whoop"

(... is a kind of let out ) emit a cry intended to attract other animals; used especially of animals at rutting time

(... is a kind of let out ) utter in a loud voice or announce

"He called my name" "The auctioneer called the bids"

Definition 4: bring out of a specific state - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for let out in the sense of this definition

(let out is a kind of ...) release, as from one's grip

"Let go of the door handle, please!" "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"

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