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looses

verb
present tense third-person singular of loose

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1 to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force
  • the archers loosed a great volley of arrows at the foot soldiers charging towards them

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2 to find emotional release for
  • do not loose your pent-up frustrations on the next person who happens by

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3 to set free (as from slavery or confinement)
  • the ranchers loosed the horses from their stables and into the paddock

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4 to set free (from a state of being held in check)
  • the storm loosed its full fury when it hit the coastline at high tide

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“Looses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/looses. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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