let down

Definitions of let down
  1. verb
    move something or somebody to a lower position
    synonyms: bring down, get down, lower, take down
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    Antonyms:
    bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise
    raise from a lower to a higher position
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    reef
    lower and bring partially inboard
    depress
    lower (prices or markets)
    dip
    lower briefly
    incline
    lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow
    type of:
    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  2. verb
    fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
    synonyms: disappoint
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    types:
    betray, fail
    disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake
    come short, fall short
    fail to meet (expectations or standards)
    disenchant, disillusion
    free from enchantment
    type of:
    baffle, bilk, confound, cross, foil, frustrate, queer, scotch, scuttle, spoil, thwart
    hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
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