Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk verb: let out

1. let out (om kommunikasjon) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe let out a big heavy sigh.
He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)emit, let loose, utter


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbaa, bark, bellow, bite out, blat, blate, bleat, bray, break into, cackle, call, call, call, caw, cheep, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chorus, churr, clack, click, cluck, coo, croak, cronk, cronk, crow, crow, cry, cry, deliver, echo, gargle, gibber, give, gobble, groan, growl, grumble, grunt, gurgle, haw, heave, hee-haw, hem, hiss, holler, hollo, honk, hoot, hoot, howl, lift, low, meow, mew, mew, miaou, miaow, moan, moo, nasale, neigh, nicker, oink, pant, peep, quack, repeat, roar, rumble, scream, shoot, shout, shout out, sibilate, sibilate, sigh, sing, siss, sizz, smack, snort, spit, spit out, splutter, sputter, squall, squeal, troat, trumpet, tsk, tut, tut-tut, volley, whicker, whinny, whirr, wolf-whistle, wrawl, yammer, yell, yowl

2. let out (om kommunikasjon) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, reveal, unwrap


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre spesifikke uttrykktell


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbabble, babble out, betray, bewray, blab, blab out, blackwash, blow, come out, come out of the closet, confide, leak, let the cat out of the bag, muckrake, out, out, peach, reveal, sing, spill the beans, spring, talk, tattle


Medførerbreak, get around, get out


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningbreak, get around, get out

3. let out (om relasjon) bring out of a specific state


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bring out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykklet go, let go of, release, relinquish

4. let out (om endring) make (clothes) larger


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet out that dress--I gained a lot of weight.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)widen


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkalter, change, vary


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)take in









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