Antonyms for let go


Grammar : Adj, interj, verb
Spell : goh
Phonetic Transcription : goʊ


Definition of let go

Origin :
  • 1727, "action of going," from go (v.). The sense of "a try or turn at something" is from 1825; meaning "something that goes, a success" is from 1876. Phrase on the go "in constant motion" is from 1843.
  • As in discharged : adj dismissed
  • As in fired : adj discharged
  • As in recalled : adj relieved of responsibility
  • As in released : adj freed
  • As in exempt : adj freed from responsibility
  • As in never mind : interj forget it
  • As in abate : verb lessen, grow or cause to grow less
  • As in lay off : verb relieve of responsibility
  • As in leave : verb forget, neglect
  • As in let off : verb make not subject to punishment or action
  • As in loose/loosen : verb set free; unbind
  • As in miss : verb fail, make a mistake
  • As in neglect : verb be indifferent, leave alone
  • As in omit : verb exclude, forget
  • As in oust : verb expel, get rid of
  • As in overlook : verb disregard, neglect
  • As in overlook : verb make allowances for
  • As in play : verb have fun
  • As in relax : verb be or feel at ease
  • As in relent : verb die down; let up
  • As in reprieve : verb relieve of blame, responsibility
  • As in revel : verb take pleasure; celebrate
  • As in spare : verb forgive; have mercy upon
  • As in surrender : verb give up; resign
  • As in throw : verb propel something through the air
  • As in weep : verb cry
  • As in yield : verb give in, surrender
  • As in cut loose : verb let loose
  • As in loosen : verb unbind
  • As in bypass : verb avoid
  • As in can : verb fire from job
  • As in acquit : verb announce removal of blame
  • As in pink-slip : verb dismiss
  • As in clear : verb liberate; free from uncertainty
  • As in roister : verb revel
  • As in abandon : verb leave behind, relinquish
  • As in cry : verb weep and make sad sounds
  • As in deliver : verb relinquish possession
  • As in detonate : verb set off bomb
  • As in discharge : verb dismiss from responsibility
  • As in disentangle : verb unwind, disconnect; solve
  • As in dismiss : verb send away, remove; free
  • As in dismiss : verb remove from job, responsibility
  • As in disregard : verb ignore; make light of
  • As in excuse : verb forgive, absolve; justify
  • As in explode : verb blow up
  • As in extricate : verb get out of a situation; relieve of responsibility
  • As in fire : verb dismiss from responsibility
  • As in forgive : verb stop blame and grant pardon
  • As in frolic : verb have fun, make merry
  • As in ignore : verb disregard on purpose

Synonyms for let go

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