let vb let, let·ting
1: to offer or grant for rent, lease, or hire: lease
may not be alienated, let, or encumbered
corporeal things may be let out
2: to assign esp. after bids
were attempting to let a contract without going through the bidding processUnion Springs Tel. Co. v. Rowell, 623 So. 2d 732 (1993)
1: to become rented, leased, or hired
2: to become awarded to a contractor

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (lease) verb allow the use of, charter, contract, convey, demise, grant, grant the occupancy of, hire, hire out, lend, loan, make available, rent, rent out II (permit) verb affranchise, allow, approve, assent, authorize, certify, commission, concede, concedere, consent, empower, enable, endorse, enfranchise, entitle, entrust, favor, franchise, give leave, give permission, grant, have no objection, indulge, liberate, license, make possible, oblige, pad, privilege, release, sanction, sinere, suffer, support, tolerate, vouchsafe, warrant, yield III index attorn, bestow, enable, engage (hire), grant (concede), lease, permit, rent, suffer (permit), vouchsafe

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(1) To rent; to allow someone to use property in exchange for payment; to grant a license to use property.
(2) To award a contract for a project to one of several applicants who have submitted bids.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

To lease or rent real property to another person, as in "Room to Let."
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

England, Scotland, Wales
Set each year by the government, a threshold used in calculating an individual's entitlement to state second pension (S2P) accruals. The LET is the top of the initial 40% accrual band for S2P and the starting point for the second 10% accrual band. Individuals who receive earnings of more than the lower earnings limit (LEL) but less than the LET are deemed to earn the level of the LET. For 2009/10, the LET is set at £13,900.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

1 To consent to or allow.
2 To rent or lease (something).

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

To award a contract, such as for the erection of public works, to one of several bidders.
To lease certain property.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

To award a contract, such as for the erection of public works, to one of several bidders.
To lease certain property.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   1) to allow or permit. This is distinguished from "against one's will." The word can be very important legally, as in the statement "Lucy let Johnny have sexual relations with her," which can make a huge difference in a claim of rape.
   2) to lease or rent real property, particularly a room or apartment, to another person.
   See also: lease, rent, sublease

Law dictionary. . 2013.


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