Meaning of LOOSE in English


vi to set sail.

2. loose ·noun freedom from restraint.

3. loose ·noun a letting go; discharge.

4. loose ·superl unconnected; rambling.

5. loose ·superl lax; not costive; having lax bowels.

6. loose ·superl not tight or close; as, a loose garment.

7. loose ·superl dissolute; unchaste; as, a loose man or woman.

8. loose ·adj to solve; to interpret.

9. loose ·superl not dense, close, compact, or crowded; as, a cloth of loose texture.

10. loose ·superl containing or consisting of obscene or unchaste language; as, a loose epistle.

11. loose ·adj to relax; to loosen; to make less strict.

12. loose ·superl not strict in matters of morality; not rigid according to some standard of right.

13. loose ·superl not precise or exact; vague; indeterminate; as, a loose style, or way of reasoning.

14. loose ·superl free from constraint or obligation; not bound by duty, habit, ·etc. ;

— with from or of.

15. loose ·superl unbound; untied; unsewed; not attached, fastened, fixed, or confined; as, the loose sheets of a book.

xvi. loose ·adj to untie or unbind; to free from any fastening; to remove the shackles or fastenings of; to set free; to relieve.

xvii. loose ·adj to release from anything obligatory or burdensome; to disengage; hence, to absolve; to remit.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.