Loosed
Loose Loose (l[=oo]s), v. n. [imp. & p. p. {Loosed} (l[=oo]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Loosing}.] [From {Loose}, a.] 1. To untie or unbind; to free from any fastening; to remove the shackles or fastenings of; to set free; to relieve. [1913 Webster]

Canst thou . . . loose the bands of Orion ? --Job. xxxviii. 31. [1913 Webster]

Ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her; loose them, and bring them unto me. --Matt. xxi. 2. [1913 Webster]

2. To release from anything obligatory or burdensome; to disengage; hence, to absolve; to remit. [1913 Webster]

Art thou loosed from a wife ? seek not a wife. --1 Cor. vii. 27. [1913 Webster]

Whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. --Matt. xvi. 19. [1913 Webster]

3. To relax; to loosen; to make less strict. [1913 Webster]

The joints of his loins were loosed. --Dan. v. 6. [1913 Webster]

4. To solve; to interpret. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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