let go of, let go, release, relinquish(verb)
release, as from one's grip
"Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
turn, exhaust, quit, unloose, foreswear, unloosen, unblock, unfreeze, liberate, forego, dispense with, expel, free, discharge, release, secrete, waive, renounce, put out, give up, loose, let go, let go of, resign, forgo, relinquish, publish, bring out, issue, eject
"Don't be so worried all the time--just let go!"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To surrender is to give up upon compulsion, as to an enemy in war, hence to give up to any person, passion, influence, or power. To yield is to give place or give way under pressure, and hence under compulsion. Yield implies more softness or concession than surrender; the most determined men may surrender to overwhelming force; when one yields, his spirit is at least somewhat subdued. A monarch or a state cedes territory perhaps for a consideration; surrenders an army, a navy, or a fortified place to a conqueror; a military commander abandons an untenable position or unavailable stores. We sacrifice something precious through error, friendship, or duty, yield to convincing reasons, a stronger will, winsome persuasion, or superior force. Compare ABANDON.
Translations for let go
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- slippe, give slip på, lade gåDanish
- loslassen, sich [[trennen]] [[von]]German
- [[päästää]] [[irti]], [[antaa]] [[mennä]], [[päästää]] [[käsi, päästää, irtisanoa, [[hellittää]] [[ote, [[antaa]] [[olla]]Finnish
- [[scaoil]] ([[de]])Irish
- mitto, demitto, dimittoLatin
- puszczać, puścićPolish
- отпуска́ть, отпусти́тьRussian
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