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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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