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Meaning & Definition of Loosen in English

English

Loosen

/lusən/

verb

1. Make loose or looser

  • "Loosen the tension on a rope"
    synonym:
  • loosen
  • ,
  • loose

2. Make less severe or strict

  • "The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught"
    synonym:
  • relax
  • ,
  • loosen

3. Become less severe or strict

  • "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived"
    synonym:
  • relax
  • ,
  • loosen

4. Disentangle and raise the fibers of

  • "Tease wool"
    synonym:
  • tease
  • ,
  • tease apart
  • ,
  • loosen

5. Cause to become loose

  • "Undo the shoelace"
  • "Untie the knot"
  • "Loosen the necktie"
    synonym:
  • untie
  • ,
  • undo
  • ,
  • loosen

6. Make less dense

  • "Loosen the soil"
    synonym:
  • loosen

7. Become loose or looser or less tight

  • "The noose loosened"
  • "The rope relaxed"
    synonym:
  • loosen
  • ,
  • relax
  • ,
  • loose