Definitions For Loose


  • Become loose or looser or less tight
  • Make loose or looser
  • Turn loose or free from restraint
  • Grant freedom to; free from confinement
  • To release or untie (an animal or person)
  • To make (something) less tight
  • To shoot or fire (something, such as an arrow or a bullet)
  • In a way that does not fit close to your body


  • Not affixed
  • Not compact or dense in structure or arrangement
  • Not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting


  • Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
  • (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player
  • Emptying easily or excessively
  • Not literal
  • Having escaped, especially from confinement
  • Not officially recognized or controlled
  • Not carefully arranged in a package
  • Lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
  • (of textures) full of small openings or gaps
  • Not tense or taut


  • Without restraint

Is Loose a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Loose is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Loose in a Sentence

  • Some of the shingles on the roof were loose.
  • The rope was tied in a loose knot.
  • The nails had been pried loose.
  • The soldiers loosed a volley of rifle fire.
  • The archers loosed a great volley of arrows at the foot soldiers charging towards them

Synonyms for Loose

Antonyms for Loose

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