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Noun: let-out  'let,awt
Usage: Brit
  1. A way out of an agreement or difficult situation
    "always write in a let-out clause"
Verb: let out  let awt
  1. Express audibly; make sounds (not necessarily words)
    "She let out a big heavy sigh";
    - utter, emit, let loose
     
  2. Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
    "let out the evidence in the murder case";
    - unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, lay bare
     
  3. Bring out of a specific state
    - bring out
     
  4. Make (clothes) larger
    "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight";
    - widen

Derived forms: let out, lets out, letting out

Type of: alter, change, let go, let go of, release, relinquish, tell, vary

Antonym: take in