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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. loose: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  2. loose: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  3. Loose: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  4. loose: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  5. loose, Loose: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  6. loose: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  7. loose: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Loose: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  9. loose: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  10. loose: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  11. loose: Rhymezone [home, info]
  12. loose: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  13. Loose: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Loose, Loose (disambiguation), Loose (album), Loose (Victoria Williams album), Loose (Therapy? song), Loose (The Stooges song), Loose (Nelly Furtado album), Loose (Crazy Horse album), Loose (B'z album): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. loose, loose: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  16. loose: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. loose: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. loose (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  19. loose: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  20. loose: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  21. loose: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  22. loose: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  23. loose, Loose: Wiktionary [home, info]
  24. loose: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  25. loose, Loose: Wordnik [home, info]
  26. loose, loose, loose: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  27. loose: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  28. the loose, loose: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  29. loose: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  30. loose, loose: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  31. loose: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. loose: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. loose, Loose (disambiguation): Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. loose, Loose (disambiguation): Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. loose, Loose (disambiguation): Medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. loose: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. loose: Sound Alike Words [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. loose: Idioms [home, info]
  2. LOOSE: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. LOOSE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  4. loose: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Loose: Sports Definitions [home, info]
  2. Loose: Texas Hold'em Dictionary [home, info]
  3. loose: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  4. Loose: winyourwager.com Gambling Glossary [home, info]
  5. Loose: Internet Karting Glossary [home, info]
  6. Loose: Dan's Poker [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. loose: Canadian Soil Information System [home, info]
  2. Loose: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (loose)

verb:  make loose or looser ("Loosen the tension on a rope")
verb:  become loose or looser or less tight ("The noose loosened")
verb:  turn loose or free from restraint ("Let loose mines")
verb:  grant freedom to; free from confinement
adjective:  not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting ("Loose clothing")
adjective:  not carefully arranged in a package ("A box of loose nails")
adjective:  not fixed firmly or tightly ("The bolts became loose over time")
adjective:  (of textures) full of small openings or gaps ("A loose weave")
adjective:  not tense or taut ("The old man's skin hung loose and gray")
adjective:  not bound or fastened or gathered together ("Loose pages")
adjective:  not compact or dense in structure or arrangement ("Loose gravel")
adjective:  (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player ("A loose ball")
adjective:  not restrained or confined or attached ("A pocket full of loose bills")
adjective:  freely producing mucus ("A loose phlegmy cough")
adjective:  not officially recognized or controlled ("A loose organization of the local farmers")
adjective:  lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility ("A loose tongue")
adjective:  not affixed ("The stamp came loose")
adjective:  emptying easily or excessively ("Loose bowels")
adjective:  not literal ("A loose interpretation of what she had been told")
adjective:  casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior ("He was told to avoid loose (or light) women")
adjective:  having escaped, especially from confinement ("Dogs loose on the streets")
adverb:  without restraint ("Cows in India are running loose")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13467)

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