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    loose - Dictionary definition and meaning for word loose

    Definition
    (verb) grant freedom to; free from confinement
    Synonyms : free , liberate , release , unloose , unloosen
    Definition
    (verb) turn loose or free from restraint
    Synonyms : let loose , unleash
    Example Sentence
    • let loose mines
    • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity
    Definition
    (verb) make loose or looser
    Synonyms : loosen
    Example Sentence
    • loosen the tension on a rope
    Definition
    (verb) become loose or looser or less tight
    Synonyms : loosen , relax
    Example Sentence
    • The noose loosened
    • the rope relaxed
    Definition
    (adj) not compact or dense in structure or arrangement
    Example Sentence
    • loose gravel
    Definition
    (adj) (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player
    Example Sentence
    • a loose ball
    Definition
    (adj) not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    Example Sentence
    • loose clothing
    • the large shoes were very loose
    Definition
    (adj) not officially recognized or controlled
    Synonyms : informal
    Example Sentence
    • an informal agreement
    • a loose organization of the local farmers
    Definition
    (adj) not literal
    Synonyms : free , liberal
    Example Sentence
    • a loose interpretation of what she had been told
    • a free translation of the poem
    Definition
    (adj) emptying easily or excessively
    Synonyms : lax
    Example Sentence
    • loose bowels
    Definition
    (adj) not affixed
    Synonyms : unaffixed
    Example Sentence
    • the stamp came loose
    Definition
    (adj) not tense or taut
    Synonyms : slack
    Example Sentence
    • the old man's skin hung loose and grey
    • slack and wrinkled skin
    • slack sails
    • a slack rope
    Definition
    (adj) (of textures) full of small openings or gaps
    Synonyms : open
    Example Sentence
    • an open texture
    • a loose weave
    Definition
    (adj) lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
    Synonyms : idle
    Example Sentence
    • idle talk
    • a loose tongue
    Definition
    (adj) not carefully arranged in a package
    Example Sentence
    • a box of loose nails
    Definition
    (adj) having escaped, especially from confinement
    Synonyms : at large , escaped , on the loose
    Example Sentence
    • a convict still at large
    • searching for two escaped prisoners
    • dogs loose on the streets
    • criminals on the loose in the neighborhood
    Definition
    (adj) casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
    Synonyms : easy , light , promiscuous , sluttish , wanton
    Example Sentence
    • her easy virtue
    • he was told to avoid loose (or light) women
    • wanton behavior
    Definition
    (adv) without restraint
    Synonyms : free
    Example Sentence
    • cows in India are running loose
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for loose

differ it from ''lose'':- LOOOOSE:- could mean very non-fitting. Like unappropriate, unmatched.

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