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English verb: let go

1. let go (contact) release, as from one's grip

SamplesLet go of the door handle, please!.
Relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall.

Synonymslet go of, release, relinquish

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Narrower (hyponym)bring out, discharge, disengage, let loose, let out, loose, muster out, pop, toggle, unclasp, unhand, unleash, unleash, unleash, withdraw

Antonymshold, take hold

2. let go (stative) be relaxed

SamplesDon't be so worried all the time--just let go!.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)be

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