Found 3 items, similar to loose.
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English → English
adj 1: not restrained or confined or attached; “a pocket full of
; “knocked the ball loose”
; “got loose
from his attacker”
2: not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; “loose
3: (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any
player; “a loose ball”
4: not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or
constricting; “loose clothing”
; “the large shoes were very
5: not officially recognized or controlled; “an informal
; “a loose organization of the local farmers”
6: not literal; “a loose interpretation of what she had been
; “a free translation of the poem”
7: emptying easily or excessively; “loose bowels”
8: not affixed; “the stamp came loose”
9: not tense or taut; “the old man's skin hung loose and gray”
“slack and wrinkled skin”
; “slack sails”
; “a slack rope”
10: (of textures) full of small openings or gaps; “an open
; “a loose weave”
11: not fixed firmly or tightly; “the bolts became loose over
; “a loose chair leg”
; “loose bricks”
12: lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; “idle talk”
“a loose tongue”
13: not carefully arranged in a package; “a box of loose nails”
14: freely producing mucus; “a loose phlegmy cough”
15: having escaped, especially from confinement; “a convict
still at large”
; “searching for two escaped prisoners”
“dogs loose on the streets”
; “criminals on the loose in
[syn: at large(p)
, at liberty(p)
on the loose(p)
16: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; “her easy
; “he was told to avoid loose (or light) women”
17: not bound or fastened or gathered together; “loose pages”
adv : without restraint; “cows in India are running loose”
v 1: grant freedom to; free from confinement [syn: free
] [ant: confine
2: turn loose or free from restraint; “let loose mines”
terrible plagues upon humanity”
, let loose
3: make loose or looser; “loosen the tension on a rope”
4: become loose or looser or less tight; “The noose loosened”
“the rope relaxed”
] [ant: stiffen
English → English
1. Freedom from restraint. [Obs.] --Prior.
2. A letting go; discharge. --B. Jonson.
To give a loose
, to give freedom.
Vent all its griefs, and give a loose to sorrow.
(l[=oo]s), v. n. [imp. & p. p. Loosed
(l[=oo]st); p. pr. & vb. n. Loosing
.] [From Loose
1. To untie or unbind; to free from any fastening; to remove
the shackles or fastenings of; to set free; to relieve.
Canst thou . . . loose the bands of Orion ? --Job.
Ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her;
loose them, and bring them unto me. --Matt. xxi.
2. To release from anything obligatory or burdensome; to
disengage; hence, to absolve; to remit.
Art thou loosed from a wife ? seek not a wife. --1
Cor. vii. 27.
Whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed
in heaven. --Matt. xvi.
3. To relax; to loosen; to make less strict.
The joints of his loins were loosed. --Dan. v. 6.
4. To solve; to interpret. [Obs.] --Spenser.
(l[=oo]s), a. [Compar. Looser
.] [OE. loos, lous, laus, Icel. lauss; akin
to OD. loos, D. los, AS. le['a]s false, deceitful, G. los,
loose, Dan. & Sw. l["o]s, Goth. laus, and E. lose. [root]127.
, and cf. Leasing
1. Unbound; untied; unsewed; not attached, fastened, fixed,
or confined; as, the loose sheets of a book.
Her hair, nor loose, nor tied in formal plat.
2. Free from constraint or obligation; not bound by duty,
habit, etc.; -- with from or of.
Now I stand
Loose of my vow; but who knows Cato's thoughts ?
3. Not tight or close; as, a loose garment.
4. Not dense, close, compact, or crowded; as, a cloth of
With horse and chariots ranked in loose array.
5. Not precise or exact; vague; indeterminate; as, a loose
style, or way of reasoning.
The comparison employed . . . must be considered
rather as a loose analogy than as an exact
scientific explanation. --Whewel.
6. Not strict in matters of morality; not rigid according to
some standard of right.
The loose morality which he had learned. --Sir W.
7. Unconnected; rambling.
Vario spends whole mornings in running over loose
and unconnected pages. --I. Watts.
8. Lax; not costive; having lax bowels. --Locke.
9. Dissolute; unchaste; as, a loose man or woman.
Loose ladies in delight. --Spenser.
10. Containing or consisting of obscene or unchaste language;
as, a loose epistle. --Dryden.
At loose ends
, not in order; in confusion; carelessly
Fast and loose
. See under Fast
To break loose
. See under Break
. (Mach.) See Fast and loose pulleys
To let loose
, to free from restraint or confinement; to set
, v. i.
To set sail. [Obs.] --Acts xiii. 13.