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To release someone from confinement or captivity
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“It was sound policy to let the prisoners go, taking the risk of seeing them again one day, for the sake of discouraging resistance at sea.”
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To release from one's grasp or possession
“How do you let go of the past and start having a blast?”
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To dismiss someone from an employment position or a relationship
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“My father decided he had to let the staff go due to the lack of business”
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To disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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To open (something that was clenched)
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To fail to take advantage of
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Make not subject to punishment or action
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(of time or an opportunity) To have failed to take advantage of
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(with reference to an organized group) To break up or cause to break up
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Let loose
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Bring to an end
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Stop resisting to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority
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Enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way
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To give up (power or territory)
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To free from a tangled or twisted state
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To avoid or circumvent (an obstacle or problem)
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To shed tears
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Burst or shatter violently and noisily as a result of rapid combustion, excessive internal pressure, or other process
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To show mercy to, especially by not punishing or killing
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To shoot a projectile
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
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To allow to continue
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To have shed tears, especially from being emotional
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Having been dismissed from a job
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Relieved of responsibility
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Not confined or imprisoned
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Free from an obligation or liability imposed on others
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