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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 ignore or disregard (something)
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To excuse (something that is generally frowned on)
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(of time or an opportunity) To fail to take advantage of
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(of time or an opportunity) To have failed to take advantage of
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To unloose
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To open (something that was clenched)
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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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Enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way
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To shed tears
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
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Play or move about in a cheerful and lively way
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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 give away (something valuable) for the purpose of gaining something else
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To allow to continue
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To have shed tears, especially from being emotional
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To burst or shatter violently and noisily
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To surrender to arguments, demands, or pressure
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To remove, expel or throw out, especially forcefully or permanently
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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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Having been dismissed from a job
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