What does on the loose mean?

Definitions for on the loose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at large(p), escaped, loose, on the loose(p)(adj)

    having escaped, especially from confinement

    "a convict still at large"; "searching for two escaped prisoners"; "dogs loose on the streets"; "criminals on the loose in the neighborhood"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the loose in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the loose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

  2. Frank Lloyd Wright:

    Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.

  3. Tony Carfang:

    Money funds are the safe harbour, if that goes away you are cutting a lot of treasurers loose, a lot of money loose.

  4. George Carlin:

    I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a PART of hell will break loose... it'll be much harder to detect.

  5. Barack Obama:

    Today, America chooses to cut loose the shackles of the past, so as to reach for a better future for the Cuban people, for the American people, for our entire hemisphere and for the world.

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