loose

All Adjective Adverb Noun Verb
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  • Had it come loose, the two ships might have gone down together.
  • They generally show a loose eye and have a great amount of force while working well off the stock.
  • Not since her birth has our Earth seen such worth loosed upon her. Cited from A Diversity of Creatures, by Rudyard Kipling
  • These match types can be organized into several loose groups.
  • Then, when circumstances loosed the spring, you both shot in the same direction. Cited from Pearl of Pearl Island, by John Oxenham
  • He loosed the sword from his side and raised it above his head. Cited from Child's Story Garden, Compiled by Elizabeth Heber
  • But if her husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Romans Book 52
  • The next thing I knew, all hell had broken loose in the club.
  • But when they considered themselves safe, all the elements were loosed upon the fleet. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 16, Ed. by Blair and Robertson
  • A loose ball has been described as the only situation in football where the rules are suspended.
  • I could not help saying, it was the loosest family I ever saw. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole v3, Horace Walpole
  • He loosed her hand, and with his hand that had held it he turned her face to his. Cited from Mount Music, by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  • Life, that had loosed its hold on him for a time, had found him again. Cited from K, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • These are brought up in a still looser manner than themselves. Cited from A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume III (of 3), by Thomas Clarkson
  • Already her arms had gone out like those of a blind person loosed upon an unknown road. Cited from The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • She sat up as though a weight had been loosed from her shoulders. Cited from The Summons, by A.E.W. Mason
  • However, a federation is more than a mere loose alliance of independent states.
  • When she threw her arms about him to thank him, he loosed her hands quickly. Cited from The Idol of Paris, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • When we got within less than a mile, two of the dogs were loosed. Cited from The North Pole, by Robert E. Peary
  • Instead, it has always been a loose confederation of different, independent groups or families.
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Meaning of loose

  • adjective Not compact or dense in structure or arrangement
    loose gravel
  • adjective Not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    loose clothing, the large shoes were very loose
  • adverb Without restraint
    cows in India are running loose