letting : Definition, Usages, News and More

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le ting

  • n  property that is leased or rented out or let
  • v  make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen
  • v  actively cause something to happen
  • v  consent to, give permission
  • v  cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition
  • v  leave unchanged
  • v  grant use or occupation of under a term of contract

  • With so much Photoshopping going around, it has to be really convincing and seamless when you do it (while, of course, letting the reader know that it is a photo-illustration).
  • The art of letting well enough alone merely requires foresight, but the art of letting bad enough alone demands clairvoyance.
  • This year the two-week run-up is letting election watchdogs detect potential problems not just defective voting-booth technology but also the new no-match, no-vote laws .
News & Articles

  • Grandmother Accused Of Letting 10-Year-Old Drive
    Stories about a 10-year-old driver have shocked news readers. A grandmother has been charged for letting her 10-year-old grandson drive because she was too intoxicated. At least this grandmother isn’t in the spotlight for shooting her grandson, unlike the case of Sandra Layne. Brenda Byrd, 54, realized she was over the limit and decided to [...] Grandmother Accused Of Letting 10-Year-Old Drive ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Inquisitr
  • Feds tell NY judge they'll comply with order letting girls of any age buy morning-after pill
    Feds tell NY judge they'll comply with order letting girls of any age buy morning-after pill NEW YORK (AP) — Feds tell NY judge they'll comply with order letting girls of any age buy morning-after pill.
    June 13, 2013 - seattlepi.com
  • Letting go of the last word
    Situations where someone does wrong by you present a unique challenge. They force you to decide between fighting back and letting go. While I would never recommend rolling over every time someone serves up a personal or professional injustice, I have discovered the power of letting go in certain business circumstances.
    June 10, 2013 - The MetroWest Daily News

  • Art Linkletter in Los Angeles Times
    On 'House Party' I would talk to you and bring out the fact that you had been letting your boss beat you at golf over a period of months as part of your campaign to get a raise,Linkletter wrote.
  • President Bush in BBC News
    Tax incentives for businesses would help them make new investments and create new jobs, while "letting Americans keep more of their money should increase consumer spending," President Bush said.
  • Barack Obama in MSNBC
    Promoting science isn't just about providing resources, it is also about protecting free and open inquiry,Obama said. "It is about letting scientists like those here today do their jobs, free from manipulation or coercion, and listening to...

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