Translation of "loose" - English-German dictionary

loose

adjective /luːs/

not tight; not firmly stretched

lose
a loose coat
This belt is loose.

not firmly fixed

lose
This button is loose.

not tied; free

frei
The horses are loose in the field.

not packed; not in a packet

lose
loose biscuits.
loosely adverb

lose
looseness noun

die Lockerheit
loosen verb

to make or become loose

(sich )lösen
She loosened the string
The screw had loosened and fallen out.

to relax (eg a hold)

lockern
He loosened his grip.
loose-leaf adjective

(of a notebook etc) made so that pages can easily be added or removed.

lose Blätter
break loose

to escape

ausbrechen
The prisoner broke loose.
let loose

to free from control

frei lassen
The circus trainer has let the lions loose.
a loose (not lose) screw.

(Translation of “loose” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)