loose

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈluːs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lus/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lo̅o̅s)

Inflections of 'loose' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
looser
adj comparative
loosest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'loose' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
looses
v 3rd person singular
loosing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
loosed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
loosed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: unfastened
Synonyms:
unfastened, unattached, unsecure, unsecured, unconnected, disconnected, undone , untied, free , detached , unpinned, wobbly, lax, loosened
Antonyms:
bound , tight , confined , fastened, done up, tied, buttoned, pinned, secure , clenched, connected , screwed on, rigid, stiff , on a leash, hooked , bolted down
Sense: Adjective: baggy - clothes
Synonyms:
baggy , relaxed , slack , hanging , too big, loose-fitting, sloppy , comfortable , roomy
Sense: Adjective: vague
Synonyms:
vague , obscure , ambiguous, unclear , hazy
Antonyms:
clear , precise , definite , straightforward , explicit , obvious , plain , to the point, blatant
Sense: Adjective: approximate
Synonyms:
approximate, inexact, ballpark (US, informal), inaccurate , imprecise
Sense: Adjective: promiscuous - informal
Synonyms:
promiscuous , slutty (vulgar, informal), easy (slang), lewd , wanton, debauched, dissolute, sluttish (vulgar, informal)
Antonyms:
moral , decent , pure , kind , respectful , clean , gentle , thoughtful , considerate
Sense: Adjective: roaming free
Synonyms:
on the loose, free , at large, roaming free, on the run, unconfined, unrestrained, unbound, escaped
Sense: Adjective: flexible
Synonyms:
flexible , easygoing , easy-going , relaxed , lax, slack
Sense: Verb: unleash
Synonyms:
unleash , release , uncork, let out, unloose, let sth loose
Sense: Verb: vent - emotions
Synonyms:
vent , release , take out, dump , unleash , let out, emit
Sense: Verb: shoot
Synonyms:
shoot , fire , discharge , blast , squeeze off
Sense: Verb: free
Synonyms:
free , release , set sth free, turn sth loose, let sth go, let sth out, liberate, emancipate, spring , uncage, unfetter, unchain, unbind

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