English: let

English verb 'let' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to let
Participle: let
Gerund: letting

Indicative

Present

Ilet
youlet
he;she;itlets
welet
youlet
theylet

Perfect

Ihave let
youhave let
he;she;ithas let
wehave let
youhave let
theyhave let

Past

Ilet
youlet
he;she;itlet
welet
youlet
theylet

Pluperfect

Ihad let
youhad let
he;she;ithad let
wehad let
youhad let
theyhad let

Future

Iwill let
youwill let
he;she;itwill let
wewill let
youwill let
theywill let

Future perfect

Iwill have let
youwill have let
he;she;itwill have let
wewill have let
youwill have let
theywill have let

Subjunctive

Present

Ilet
youlet
he;she;itlet
welet
youlet
theylet

Perfect

Ihave let
youhave let
he;she;ithave let
wehave let
youhave let
theyhave let

Imperfect

Ilet
youlet
he;she;itlet
welet
youlet
theylet

Pluperfect

Ihad let
youhad let
he;she;ithad let
wehad let
youhad let
theyhad let

Conditional

Present

Iwould let
youwould let
he;she;itwould let
wewould let
youwould let
theywould let

Perfect

Iwould have let
youwould have let
he;she;itwould have let
wewould have let
youwould have let
theywould have let

Imperative

youlet
weLet's let
youlet

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam letting
youare letting
he;she;itis letting
weare letting
youare letting
theyare letting

Perfect

Ihave been letting
youhave been letting
he;she;ithas been letting
wehave been letting
youhave been letting
theyhave been letting

Past

Iwas letting
youwere letting
he;she;itwas letting
wewere letting
youwere letting
theywere letting

Pluperfect

Ihad been letting
youhad been letting
he;she;ithad been letting
wehad been letting
youhad been letting
theyhad been letting

Future

Iwill be letting
youwill be letting
he;she;itwill be letting
wewill be letting
youwill be letting
theywill be letting

Future perfect

Iwill have been letting
youwill have been letting
he;she;itwill have been letting
wewill have been letting
youwill have been letting
theywill have been letting

Conditional

Present

Iwould be letting
youwould be letting
he;she;itwould be letting
wewould be letting
youwould be letting
theywould be letting

Perfect

Iwould have been letting
youwould have been letting
he;she;itwould have been letting
wewould have been letting
youwould have been letting
theywould have been letting

Additional Information

Cf. Old English l<#->ætan.
The obsolete verb let 'hinder', still preserved in the phrase let or hindrance is derived from the Old English weak verb lettan.

Etymology

O.E. lætan "to allow, let go, bequeath, leave," also "to rent" (class VII strong verb; past tense let, pp. læten), from P.Gmc. *lætan (cf. O.S. latan, O.Fris. leta, Du. laten, Ger. lassen, Goth. letan "to leave, let"), from PIE *le(i)d- "to leave behind, leave, yield" (cf. L. lassus "faint, weary," Lith. leisti "to let, to let loose"). The primary sense appears to be "to let go through weariness, to neglect." Obsolete let (n.) "hindrance" is from O.E. lettan "hinder, delay," from P.Gmc. *latjanan, related to Mod.Eng. late. Slang letdown "disappointment" first recorded 1768. Let on "reveal, divulge" is from 1637; let up "cease, stop" is from 1787.