HyperDic: loosening

English > 2 senses of the word loosening:
NOUNeventloosening, relaxation, slackeningan occurrence of control or strength weakening
actloosening, laxationthe act of making something less tight / tight / tight / tight
loosening > pronunciation
Soundsluw'sahnihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > loosening: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn occurrence of control or strength weakening.
Example "the loosening of his grip"
Synonymsrelaxation, slackening
NarrowerthawA relaxation or slackening of tensions or reserve
BroaderweakeningBecoming weaker
Spanishaflojamiento, distensión, relajación
Verbsloosenbecome loose or looser or less tight / tight / tight / tight
loosenmake loose or looser
English > loosening: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of making something less tight / tight / tight / tight.
Synonymlaxation
Narroweruntying, undoing, unfasteningloosening the ties that fasten something
Broaderalteration, modification, adjustmentThe act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
OppositetighteningThe act of making something tighter / tighter / tighter / tighter / tighter / tighter / tighter / tighter
Spanishaflojamiento, destensión, relajación
Catalandistensió, relaxació, relaxament
Verbsloosenbecome loose or looser or less tight / tight / tight / tight
loosenmake loose or looser
loosencause to become loose

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