Antonyms
Etymology

1. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player.

Antonyms

  • obstruct

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Let Loose

  • reintroduce
  • overproduce
  • reproduce
  • introduce
  • disabuse
  • profuse
  • excuse
  • chartreuse
  • abstruse
  • vanhoose
  • recluse
  • produce
  • misuse
  • disuse
  • diffuse
  • spruce
  • seduce
  • reuse
  • reduce
  • obtuse
  • lajous
  • labouisse
  • induce
  • deduce
  • damoose
  • caboose
  • asmus
  • abuse
  • tyus
  • truce

2. loose

adverb. ['ˈluːs'] without restraint.

Antonyms

  • exempt

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

3. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not compact or dense in structure or arrangement.

Synonyms

  • shifting
  • light
  • silty
  • unfirm

Antonyms

  • invest
  • requisition
  • stuff
  • clog

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

4. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not literal.

Synonyms

  • inexact
  • liberal

Antonyms

  • regulate
  • paid
  • lodge

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

5. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting.

Synonyms

  • sloppy
  • lax
  • baggy
  • flyaway

Antonyms

  • tight
  • classify
  • fixed
  • occupied

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

6. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen.

Synonyms

  • allow
  • permit

Antonyms

  • convict
  • obfuscate
  • guilty

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] actively cause something to happen.

Synonyms

  • make
  • stimulate
  • cause
  • get
  • induce

Antonyms

  • ambiguous
  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] consent to, give permission.

Synonyms

  • stick out
  • support
  • clear
  • give
  • consent
  • intromit
  • privilege
  • digest
  • trust
  • pass
  • allow in
  • let in
  • legitimate
  • legalize
  • permit
  • legitimise
  • authorise
  • put up
  • authorize
  • legitimatise
  • favor
  • include
  • bear
  • stand
  • go for
  • countenance
  • furlough
  • grant
  • decriminalise
  • suffer
  • legitimatize
  • tolerate
  • brook
  • accept
  • admit
  • legalise
  • legitimize
  • decriminalize
  • favour
  • allow
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • criminalize
  • refuse
  • outlaw
  • criminalise
  • disallow
  • reject

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.

Synonyms

  • have
  • make

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. let

verb. ['ˈlɛt'] leave unchanged.

Synonyms

  • leave behind
  • leave

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness

Etymology

  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lettan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with let-loose


1. Noun Phrase
They either walk to new locations or travel by ballooning, a process whereby the tiny critters let loose a strand of silk that carry them miles away in the wind.

2. Noun Phrase
It shows that neither individual is uptight and that both are willing to let loose and show off their lighthearted side.

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