let out

Definitions of let out
  1. verb
    express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    “She let out a big heavy sigh”
    synonyms: emit, let loose, utter
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    call
    utter in a loud voice or announce
    gibber
    chatter inarticulately; of monkeys
    crow
    express pleasure verbally
    crow
    utter shrill sounds
    trumpet
    utter in trumpet-like sounds
    coo
    cry softly, as of pigeons
    call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell
    utter a sudden loud cry
    miaou, miaow
    make a cat-like sound
    tsk, tut, tut-tut
    utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
    echo, repeat
    to say again or imitate
    call
    utter a characteristic note or cry
    shoot
    utter fast and forcefully
    gurgle
    utter with a gurgling sound
    cry
    utter a characteristic sound
    nasale
    speak in a nasal voice
    bite out
    utter
    sigh
    utter with a sigh
    troat
    emit a cry intended to attract other animals; used especially of animals at rutting time
    lift
    make audible
    pant
    utter while panting, as if out of breath
    volley
    utter rapidly
    break into
    express or utter spontaneously
    heave
    utter a sound, as with obvious effort
    chorus
    utter in unison
    splutter, sputter
    utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage
    deliver
    utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)
    hoot
    to utter a loud clamorous shout
    grunt
    issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise
    wolf-whistle
    whistle or howl approvingly at a female, of males
    snort
    indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose
    spit, spit out
    utter with anger or contempt
    groan, moan
    indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
    growl, grumble, rumble
    to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds
    howl, wrawl, yammer, yowl
    cry loudly, as of animals
    bark
    make barking sounds
    baa, blat, blate, bleat
    cry plaintively
    bellow, roar
    make a loud noise, as of animal
    cheep, chirp, chirrup, peep
    make high-pitched sounds
    churr, whirr
    make a vibrant sound, as of some birds
    chirr
    make a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas
    meow, mew
    cry like a cat
    quack
    utter quacking noises
    hoot
    utter the characteristic sound of owls
    cronk, honk
    cry like a goose
    hiss, sibilate, siss, sizz
    make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
    sibilate
    utter a sibilant
    bray, hee-haw
    braying characteristic of donkeys
    oink, squeal
    utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs
    clack, click, cluck
    make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
    low, moo
    make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
    cackle
    squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens
    gobble
    make a gurgling sound, characteristic of turkeys
    neigh, nicker, whicker, whinny
    make a characteristic sound, of a horse
    gargle
    utter with gargling or burbling sounds
    caw
    utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens
    mew
    utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls
    haw
    utter `haw'
    hem
    utter `hem' or `ahem'
    croak, cronk
    utter a hoarse sound, like a raven
    sing
    to make melodious sounds
    smack
    press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating
    give
    emit or utter
    hollo
    cry hollo
    hurrah
    shout `hurrah!'
    halloo
    shout `halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention
    whoop
    shout, as if with joy or enthusiasm
    pipe, pipe up, shriek, shrill
    utter a shrill cry
    recite
    repeat aloud from memory
    cuckoo
    repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call
    reecho
    repeat back like an echo
    parrot
    repeat mindlessly
    regurgitate, reproduce
    repeat after memorization
    pant-hoot
    communicate by hooting and panting, as of primates
    grunt-hoot
    communicate by hooting and grunting, as of primates
    howl, roar, ululate, wail, yaup, yawl
    emit long loud cries
    bay, quest
    bark with prolonged noises, of dogs
    yap, yelp, yip
    bark in a high-pitched tone
    screak, screech, skreak, skreigh, squawk
    utter a harsh abrupt scream
    chitter, twitter
    make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
    assibilate
    insert a sibilant sound before or after (another sound)
    gaggle
    make a noise characteristic of a goose
  2. verb
    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    synonyms: break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, reveal, unwrap
    break, get around, get out
    be released or become known; of news
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    blackwash
    bring (information) out of concealment
    muckrake
    explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures
    blow
    cause to be revealed and jeopardized
    out
    reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
    come out, come out of the closet, out
    to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    spring
    produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
    betray, bewray
    reveal unintentionally
    confide
    reveal in private; tell confidentially
    leak
    tell anonymously
    babble, babble out, blab, blab out, let the cat out of the bag, peach, sing, spill the beans, talk, tattle
    divulge confidential information or secrets
    reveal
    disclose directly or through prophets
    relieve, unbosom
    relieve oneself of troubling information
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    tell
    let something be known
  3. verb
    make (clothes) larger
    Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight”
    synonyms: widen
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    Antonyms:
    take in
    make (clothes) smaller
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    alter, change, vary
    become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
  4. verb
    bring out of a specific state
    synonyms: bring out
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    let go, let go of, release, relinquish
    release, as from one's grip
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