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loose

adjective /luːs/
not tight; not firmly stretched
flojo
a loose coat This belt is loose.
not firmly fixed
descosido, flojo, suelto
This button is loose.
not tied; free
suelto, desatado
The horses are loose in the field.
not packed; not in a packet
suelto, a granel
loose biscuits.
loosely adverb
aproximadamente
Her hair hung loosley over her shoulders.
looseness noun
soltura, holgura
loosen verb to make or become loose
desatar
She loosened the string The screw had loosened and fallen out.
to relax (eg a hold)
aflojar
He loosened his grip.
loose-leaf adjective (of a notebook etc) made so that pages can easily be added or removed.
de hojas sueltas
break loose to escape
escaparse
The prisoner broke loose.
let loose to free from control
soltar
The circus trainer has let the lions loose.
a loose (not lose) screw.
(Definition of loose from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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