- "Loose terrible plagues upon humanity"
- "let loose mines"
- "loosen the tension on a rope"
not restrained or confined or attached
- "got loose from his attacker"
- "knocked the ball loose"
- "a pocket full of loose bills"
not compact or dense in structure or arrangement
- "loose gravel"
(of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player
- "a loose ball"
not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting
- "the large shoes were very loose"
- "loose clothing"
not tense or taut
- "the old man's skin hung loose and gray"
(of textures) full of small openings or gaps
- "a loose weave"
not fixed firmly or tightly
- "loose bricks"
- "a loose chair leg"
- "the bolts became loose over time"
not carefully arranged in a package
- "a box of loose nails"
freely producing mucus
- "a loose phlegmy cough"
not bound or fastened or gathered together
- "loose papers"
- "loose pages"
- "cows in India are running loose"