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Meaning of LETUP

Pronunciation:  'let`up

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished; "there was never a letup in the noise"
 

LETUP is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: lull
 
 See Also: break, intermission, interruption, pause, suspension

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abatement, abeyance, abridgment, allayment, alleviation, arrest, assuagement, attenuation, blunting, breach, break, breath, breather, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, breathing time, caesura, calming, cease-fire, cessation, check, cigarette break, cocktail hour, coffee break, contraction, dampening, damping, day off, deadening, deceleration, decrease, decrement, decrescence, deduction, deflation, delay, demulsion, depreciation, depression, detention, diminishment, diminution, downtime, drag, drop, dulcification, dulling, dying, dying off, ease-off, ease-up, easing, enforced respite, extenuation, fade-out, falling-off, fissure, flagging, gap, half time, half-time intermission, halt, happy hour, hesitation, hiatus, holdup, holiday, hushing, interim, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermittence, interregnum, interruption, interval, lacuna, lag, languishment, lapse, layoff, leniency, lessening, letdown, lightening, loosening, lowering, lull, lulling, miniaturization, minus acceleration, mitigation, modulation, mollification, obstruction, off-time, pacification, palliation, pause, plateau, point of repose, quiet spell, quietening, quieting, recess, reduction, relaxation, relief, remission, respite, rest, resting point, retardation, retardment, sagging, scaling down, setback, simplicity, slackening, slack-up, slowdown, slowing, slowing down, slowup, softening, soothing, spell, stand-down, stay, subduement, subtraction, surcease, suspension, tea break, tempering, time off, time out, tranquilization, truce, vacation, weakening
 

 

 

 

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