Meaning of LOOSEN in English

LOOSEN

v.

1. tr. & intr. make or become less tight or compact or firm.

2 tr. make (a regime etc.) less severe.

3 tr. release (the bowels) from constipation.

4 tr. relieve (a cough) from dryness.

Phrases and idioms:

loosen a person's tongue make a person talk freely. loosen up limber up (see LIMBER(1)).

Derivatives:

loosener n.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.