unloose

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verb un·loose \ˌən-ˈlüs\

Definition of unloose

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to relax the strain of unloose a grip

  3. 2 :  to release from or as if from restraints :  set free

  4. 3 :  to loosen the ties of unloose traditional social bonds

Examples of unloose in a Sentence

  1. He unloosed the bonds that held her.

  2. the familiar scent unloosed a flood of pleasant memories from her childhood

14th Century

First Known Use of unloose

14th century


UNLOOSE Defined for English Language Learners

unloose

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verb un·loose \ˌən-ˈlüs\

Definition of unloose for English Language Learners

  • : to untie or release (something)

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


UNLOOSE Defined for Kids

unloose

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verb un·loose \ˌən-ˈlüs\

Definition of unloose for Students

unloosed

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unloosing

  1. 1 :  to make looser :  relax I unloosed my grip.

  2. 2 :  to set free



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