loosen

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈluːsən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlusən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lo̅o̅sən)


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Sense: To make loose
Synonyms:
release , free
Antonyms:
tighten , tighten up, screw on, compress, solidify, combine , hitch , fasten , hook , restrain , tie up, clench , constrict, strangle
Sense: To become loose
Synonyms:
slacken, work loose, work free, go slack, become unfastened, become undone, become unstuck
Antonyms:
become rigid, stiffen, harden , freeze , congeal, thicken, set

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