Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “let out”

See all translations

let out

US
verb uk phrasal verb with let   /let/ ( present participle letting, past tense and past participle let) us  
When something that people go to, such as school or a show, lets out, it ends and everyone leaves: When does school let out for the summer?
Translations of “let out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 結束, (學校)放假,放學, (演出)散場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结束, (学校)放假,放学, 演出散场…
(Definition of let out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of let out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “let out” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More