Definition of unloose
- unloose a grip
- unloose traditional social bonds
He unloosed the bonds that held her.
the familiar scent unloosed a flood of pleasant memories from her childhood
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: to untie or release (something)
: to allow or cause (something powerful) to happen or be expressed
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