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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: loosen(0.01145 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to loosen.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: make loose or looser; “loosen the tension on a rope” [syn: loose]
2: make less severe or strict; “The government relaxed the
curfew after most of the rebels were caught” [syn: relax]
3: become less severe or strict; “The rules relaxed after the
new director arrived” [syn: relax]
4: disentangle and raise the fibers of; “tease wool” [syn: tease,
5: cause to become loose; “undo the shoelace”; “untie the
knot”; “loosen the necktie” [syn: untie, undo]
6: make less dense; “loosen the soil”
7: become loose or looser or less tight; “The noose loosened”;
“the rope relaxed” [syn: relax, loose] [ant: stiffen]
English → English (gcide)
Loosen \Loos"en\ (l[=oo]s"'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Loosened
(l[=oo]s"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Loosening.] [See Loose, v.
1. To make loose; to free from tightness, tension, firmness,
or fixedness; to make less dense or compact; as, to loosen
a string, or a knot; to loosen a rock in the earth.
After a year's rooting, then shaking doth the tree
good by loosening of the earth. --Bacon.
2. To free from restraint; to set at liberty..
It loosens his hands, and assists his understanding.
3. To remove costiveness from; to facilitate or increase the
alvine discharges of. --Bacon.
Loosen \Loos"en\, v. i.
To become loose; to become less tight, firm, or compact. --S.