Associations to the word «Loosened»
LOOSEN, verb. To make loose.
LOOSEN, verb. To free from restraint; to set at liberty.
LOOSEN, verb. To remove costiveness from; to facilitate or increase the alvine discharges of.
LOOSEN THE APRON STRINGS, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) To allow greater freedom (to someone); to relax control of (someone)
LOOSEN THE PURSE STRINGS, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) To increase spending or allow increased spending; to relax control of spending.
LOOSEN UP, verb. (intransitive) to become loose; to loosen
LOOSEN UP, verb. (colloquial) to relax, act less seriously.
LOOSEN, verb. Make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope".
LOOSEN, verb. Make less severe or strict; "The government relaxed the curfew after most of the rebels were caught".
LOOSEN, verb. Become less severe or strict; "The rules relaxed after the new director arrived".
LOOSEN, verb. Disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool".
LOOSEN, verb. Cause to become loose; "undo the shoelace"; "untie the knot"; "loosen the necktie".
LOOSEN, verb. Make less dense; "loosen the soil".
LOOSEN, verb. Become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed".
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