Loose Meaning

There are 18 meaning(s) for word Loose

Loose Meaning 1 : (of textures) full of small openings or gaps

    Example : a loose weave

    Synonyms : open
Loose Meaning 2 : make loose or looser

    Example : loosen the tension on a rope

    Synonyms : loosen
Loose Meaning 3 : having escaped, especially from confinement

    Example : dogs loose on the streets,criminals on the loose in the neighborhood

    Synonyms : at large,  escaped,  on the loose
Loose Meaning 4 : emptying easily or excessively

    Example : loose bowels

    Synonyms : lax
Loose Meaning 5 : grant freedom to; free from confinement

    Synonyms : free,  liberate,  release,  unloose,  unloosen
Loose Meaning 6 : turn loose or free from restraint

    Example : let loose mines

    Synonyms : let loose,  unleash
Loose Meaning 7 : not affixed

    Example : the stamp came loose

    Synonyms : unaffixed
Loose Meaning 8 : not literal

    Example : a loose interpretation of what she had been told

    Synonyms : free,  liberal
Loose Meaning 9 : casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

    Example : he was told to avoid loose (or light) women

    Synonyms : easy,  light,  promiscuous,  sluttish,  wanton
Loose Meaning 10 : not tense or taut

    Example : the old man's skin hung loose and grey

    Synonyms : slack
Loose Meaning 11 : without restraint

    Example : cows in India are running loose

    Synonyms : free
Loose Meaning 12 : become loose or looser or less tight

    Example : The noose loosened

    Synonyms : loosen,  relax
Loose Meaning 13 : lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility

    Example : a loose tongue

    Synonyms : idle
Loose Meaning 14 : not officially recognized or controlled

    Example : a loose organization of the local farmers

    Synonyms : informal
Loose Meaning 15 : not carefully arranged in a package

    Example : a box of loose nails

Loose Meaning 16 : not compact or dense in structure or arrangement

    Example : loose gravel

Loose Meaning 17 : not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting

    Example : loose clothing,the large shoes were very loose

Loose Meaning 18 : (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player

    Example : a loose ball

Loose Antonyms

How to Pronounce Loose

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