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English verb: let in

1. let in (social) allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of


SamplesAdmit someone to the profession.
She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar.


Synonymsadmit, include


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


Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit


Narrower (hyponym)induct, initiate, involve, readmit


Verb groupaccept, admit, take, take on


Antonymskeep out, shut out, exclude, shut

2. let in (social) allow to enter; grant entry to


SamplesWe cannot admit non-members into our club building.
This pipe admits air.


Synonymsadmit, allow in, intromit


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


Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit


Narrower (hyponym)readmit, repatriate


Verb groupadmit


Antonymsturn down, turn away, refuse, reject









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