Is there a word loosened?
loosen verb (NOT FIXED) to (cause to) become loose: The screws holding the bed together had loosened.
Is loosen or loosened?
Loose is an adjective and a verb and means to release something from restraints and to set it free. This rhymes with goose. Loosen is a verb and means to make less tight or ease a restraint, but not to set free completely.
Is loosen past tense?
View the pronunciation for loosen….loosen Definitions and Synonyms.
Does loose have two meanings?
Lose. Lose is a verb that means “to fail to win, to misplace, or to free oneself from something or someone.” Loose is an adjective that means “not tight.”
What is the meaning of losen?
to draw lots; to draw straws; to toss up.
What is the meaning of lossen?
1 : to release from restraint. 2 : to make looser loosened his tie loosen a screw. 3 : to relieve (the bowels) of constipation. 4 : to cause or permit to become less strict —often used with up loosened the rules.
Is loosen correct?
*Loose can also be used as a verb, meaning to set free or unleash, such as he loosed the hounds or loosed off a shot (from a gun). This is no longer in common usage and you will rarely see or hear it, but it is still technically correct. Loosen is a verb, meaning to untie or make less strict.
Was loosen up meaning?
intransitive verb. : to become less tense : relax.
When people say your loose?
If someone describes a person or their behaviour as loose, they disapprove of that person because they think she or he has sexual relationships with too many people.
What is loose behavior?
b (of attitudes, ways of life, etc.) immoral or dissolute. 8 lacking a sense of responsibility or propriety.