unloose


un·loose

verb \ˌən-ˈlüs\

: to untie or release (something)

: to allow or cause (something powerful) to happen or be expressed

Full Definition of UNLOOSE

transitive verb
1
:  to relax the strain of <unloose a grip>
2
:  to release from or as if from restraints :  set free
3
:  to loosen the ties of <unloose traditional social bonds>

Examples of UNLOOSE

  1. He unloosed the bonds that held her.
  2. <the familiar scent unloosed a flood of pleasant memories from her childhood>

First Known Use of UNLOOSE

14th century

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