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Verbs (17)

loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
loose, loosen
v. make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
become less tight, loose, relax
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
loose, let loose, unleash
v. turn loose or free from restraint; "let loose mines"; "Loose terrible plagues upon humanity"
loose, unloose, unloosen, release, liberate, free
v. grant freedom to; free from confinement

Adverbs (2)

free, loose
adv. without restraint; "cows in India are running loose"

Adjectives (21)

unaffixed, loose
adj. not affixed; "the stamp came loose"
untied, loose
adj. with laces not tied; "teenagers slopping around in unlaced sneakers"
adj. not bound or fastened or gathered together; "loose pages"; "loose papers"
adj. not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel"
loose, lax
adj. emptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"
liberal, loose, free
adj. not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem"
loose, idle
adj. lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; "idle talk"; "a loose tongue"
adj. not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "loose clothing"; "the large shoes were very loose"
loose, informal
adj. not officially recognized or controlled; "an informal agreement"; "a loose organization of the local farmers"
adj. not carefully arranged in a package; "a box of loose nails"
open, loose
adj. (of textures) full of small openings or gaps; "an open texture"; "a loose weave"
slack, loose
adj. not tense or taut; "the old man's skin hung loose and grey"; "slack and wrinkled skin"; "slack sails"; "a slack rope"

Fuzzynyms (115)

make relaxed, loosen up, unlax, unstrain, unwind, relax
v. cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
loosen, relax
v. become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
stretch forth, hold out, put out, stretch out, exsert, extend
v. thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
ease, comfort
v. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
take away, remove
v. get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
cease, terminate, finish, stop, end
v. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
unbend, relax
v. make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope"
remit, slacken
v. make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
strain, distort, deform
v. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
v. tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
warp, garble, distort, falsify
v. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
distort, colour, color
v. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
unbrace, unlace, untie
v. undo the ties of; "They untied the prisoner"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
v. untie or unfasten; "unbind the feet of this poor woman"
v. become undone or untied; "The shoelaces unfastened"
v. cause to become undone; "unfasten your belt"
take out
v. remove something from a container or an enclosed space
tease apart, loosen, tease
v. disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
disengage, free
v. free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"
v. cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
wind off, unroll, unwind
v. reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"
v. sit or recline comfortably; "He was lounging on the sofa"
v. not move; be in a resting position
disencumber, disentangle, untangle, extricate
v. release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
disencumber, disentangle, untangle, extricate
v. release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
make for, wreak, play, work, bring
v. cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
v. move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"
reposition, dislodge, shift
v. change place or direction; "Shift one's position"
lie down, lie
v. assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
slouch, slump
v. assume a drooping posture or carriage
flex, bend
v. form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
stretch out, stretch
v. extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours"
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
vague, obscure
adj. not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
slumped, slouched, slouching
adj. with shoulders drooping
adv. unusually or exceptionally; "an extra fast car"

Synonyms (26)

adj. being or having leaves that can be easily removed or rearranged; "loose-leaf paper"; "a looseleaf notebook"
diarrhoeic, diarrheic, diarrhoetic, diarrhetic, diarrhoeal, diarrheal
adj. of or relating to diarrhea
adj. an indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited 30-odd guests"
approximative, rough, approximate
adj. not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
adj. (mathematics) expressed to the nearest integer, ten, hundred, or thousand; "in round numbers"
undemanding, easy
adj. not demanding; requiring little if any patience or effort or skill; "the pay was adequate and the job undemanding"; "simple undemanding affection"; "an undemanding boss"
adj. not fitting closely; hanging loosely; "baggy trousers"; "a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather"
summary, drumhead
adj. performed speedily and without formality; "a summary execution"; "summary justice"
unauthorised, wildcat, unauthorized
adj. without official authorization; "an unauthorized strike"; "wildcat work stoppage"
large-grained, coarse-grained
adj. not having a fine texture; "coarse-grained wood"; "large-grained sand"
adj. containing meal or made of meal
adj. made grainy or formed into granules; "granulated sugar"
adj. hanging limply; "a spaniel with floppy ears"
adj. free from tension

Antonyms (23)

v. make stiff or stiffer; "Stiffen the cream by adding gelatine"
v. become stiff or stiffer; "He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room"
fasten, tighten
v. make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"
put away, gaol, put behind bars, immure, remand, jug, jail, lag, incarcerate, imprison
v. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
detain, confine
v. deprive of freedom; take into confinement
v. confine as if in a prison; "His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house; he does not let them go out without a chaperone"
cage in, cage
v. confine in a cage; "The animal was caged"
pin down, trap
v. place in a confining or embarrassing position; "He was trapped in a difficult situation"
adj. firmly attached; "the affixed labels"
adj. closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"


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