Unloose
Unloose Un*loose", v. i. To become unfastened; to lose all connection or union. [1913 Webster]

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  • Unloose — Un*loose , v. t. [1st pref. un (intensive) + loose.] To make loose; to loosen; to set free. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unloose — index break (separate), diffuse, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, dissociate, extricate, liberate …   Law dictionary

  • unloose — late 14c., to set free, from UN (Cf. un ) (2), used here emphatically, + LOOSE (Cf. loose) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unloose — ► VERB ▪ undo; let free …   English terms dictionary

  • unloose — [unlo͞os′] vt. unloosed, unloosing to make or set loose; loosen, release, undo, etc.: also unloosen …   English World dictionary

  • unloose — transitive verb Date: 14th century 1. to relax the strain of < unloose a grip > 2. to release from or as if from restraints ; set free 3. to loosen the ties of < unloose traditional social bonds > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unloose — UK [ʌnˈluːs] / US [ʌnˈlus] verb [transitive] Word forms unloose : present tense I/you/we/they unloose he/she/it unlooses present participle unloosing past tense unloosed past participle unloosed literary 1) to do or to cause something that has a… …   English dictionary

  • unloose — /un loohs /, v.t., unloosed, unloosing. 1. to loosen or relax (the grasp, hold, fingers, etc.). 2. to let loose or set free; free from restraint. 3. to undo or untie (a fastening, knot, etc.); unfasten. [1325 75; ME unloosen; see UN 2, LOOSE] * * …   Universalium

  • unloose — verb a) To release from a constraint; to set free or liberate b) To unfasten, untie …   Wiktionary

  • unloose — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To free from ties or fasteners: disengage, loose, loosen, slip, unbind, unclasp, undo, unfasten, unloosen, untie. See TIGHTEN …   English dictionary for students

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