Definition of let out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


let out

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
(North American English) (of school classes, films/movies, meetings, etc.) to come to an end, so that it is time for people to leave The movie has just let out.
to make somebody stop feeling that they are involved in something or have to do something They think the attacker was very tall—so that lets you out. related noun let-out
  1. 1 to give a cry, etc. to let out a scream of terror to let out a gasp of delight opposite hold in
  2. 2 to make a shirt, coat, etc. looser or larger opposite take in