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Synonyms for loose

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not tautly bound, held, or fastened

able to move about at will without bounds or restraint

marked by an absence of conventional restraint in sexual behavior; sexually unrestrained

lacking literal exactness

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to launch with great force

to reduce in tension, pressure, or rigidity

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turn loose or free from restraint

make loose or looser

become loose or looser or less tight

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not compact or dense in structure or arrangement

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(of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player

not tight

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not officially recognized or controlled

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not literal

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emptying easily or excessively

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not affixed

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not tense or taut

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(of textures) full of small openings or gaps

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lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility

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not carefully arranged in a package

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having escaped, especially from confinement

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casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

without restraint

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Marrying academia and popular culture, Looser focuses not on Jane Austen herself, but on the circumstances and events that affected her place in the English canon.
While Looser Women, on twice a week from 10pm, has scantily-clad girls talking about sex.
A lasting change in normal bowel habits, such as diarrhoea or looser stools ?
Looser has employed comprehensive sources in a history that includes full citation references and appendices that list alumni, faculty, and service awards; the President's Development Council dinners; and others.
The 'Victoria' by Victoria Beckham dresses, which range from 550 dollars to more than 1,000 dollars, have a looser silhouette and bold colors apart from including a trapeze waist, bows and scalloped edges.
Watering to deal with dryer, looser tracks can only increase injuries, it's all a question of balance - and in terms of Wimbledon's track, you must recognise a massive plus in its favour is it is running relatively safely.
Just as feminists and scholars in feminist studies piggybacked on the shoulders of anti-racists and scholars in race studies, Devoney Looser here explores possibilities for developing literary "age studies" by piggybacking on earlier methods of analyzing race and gender.
Condecta Group, part of Swiss industrial holding company Looser Holding AG (SWF:LOHN), has agreed to take over local outdoor flooring systems provider Sigrist Platten AG, Looser said today, without revealing the deal price.
Summary: Tunisia stands out among countries in the Middle East and the Maghreb for its looser restrictions on foreign investment, according to a recent World Bank report.
Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group added a combined [pounds sterling]8.8billion to their value, buoyed by hopes of a looser regulatory regime and stronger results from European rivals.
Turkey is due to hold a parliamentary election by July 2011, which markets are hoping will not trigger looser spending.
11 December 2009 - Swiss restorative dentistry firm Straumann (SWF: STMN) said today it will propose Roland Hess, Ulrich Looser, Beat Luethi and Stefan Meister for election into the board of directors at its next general meeting.
The respirators fit better than looser medical masks and should be worn by health care workers who interact with patients suspected or confirmed to be infected with H1N1 flu, the report said.
Sayers Devoney Looser's new book, Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, 1750-1850, is so meticulously researched and her prose so pleasantly lucid and unassuming that it might be possible to miss the almost revolutionary nature of just what she is suggesting.
Her 1973 album Share My Love shows how far rhythm & blues had come since that mid-'60s era of pop--gone are the tense song structures and radio-friendly hooks, replaced by looser funk and soul that dances all over old Motown (on which this album was originally released).