loose loose  /ˈlus/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) grant freedom to; free from confinement
  2. (v) turn loose or free from restraint
  3. (v) make loose or looser
  4. (v) become loose or looser or less tight
  5. (adj) not compact or dense in structure or arrangement
  6. (adj) (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player
  7. (adj) not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting
  8. (adj) not officially recognized or controlled
  9. (adj) not literal
  10. (adj) emptying easily or excessively
  11. (adj) not affixed
  12. (adj) not tense or taut
  13. (adj) (of textures) full of small openings or gaps
  14. (adj) lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
  15. (adj) not carefully arranged in a package
  16. (adj) having escaped, especially from confinement
  17. (adj) casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
  18. (adv) without restraint

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Firefox is chipping away at Internet Explorer's stranglehold, but more important, it is showing that a loose collective of volunteer contributors from around the world can deliver .
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News

  1. Marco man accused of stealing loose change to buy beer

    A Marco Island man is accused of stealing loose change from a fountain to buy beer Sunday night.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  2. Loose change robber wanted cash

    Police are looking for a man who stole money from a Chevron gas station while searching for loose change in his pocket. Surveillance video from May 7 showed the man walking around the store, located at at 7100 W. McNab Road in North Lauderdale, browsing through merchandise. He grabbed a beverage and approached the checkout counter with a dollar bill and loose change, according to the Broward ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

  3. Loose cow leads officers on chase through Roy neighborhood

    A cow loose in Davis County on Thursday had homeowners scratching their heads as the animal led authorities on a chase that ended in a Roy woman's backyard.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KSL Salt Lake City

Quotes

  1. "Back then it was a different culture," Rodriguez said. "It was very loose. I was young, I was stupid, I was naïve. I wanted to prove to everyone that I was worth being one of the greatest players of all time."
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: MLB.com

  2. Obama said of Republicans: "Their prescription for every challenge is pretty much the same - and I don't think I'm exaggerating here: basically cut taxes for the wealthy, cut rules for corporations and cut working folks loose to fend for...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: TheChronicleHerald.ca

  3. "They got all the energy points, the hustle points, second-chance points, points in the paint, beat us to the loose balls," Bryant said. "I mean, that's how the game turned around."
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Los Angeles Times

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