|Verb||1.||let out - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"|
|2.||let out - make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"|
|3.||let out - bring out of a specific state|
Synonyms: bring out
|4.||let out - make (clothes) larger; "Let out that dress--I gained a lot of weight"|
take in - make (clothes) smaller; "Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight"