What does loosely mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loosely, slackly(adverb)

    in a relaxed manner; not rigid

    "his hands lay loosely"

  2. loosely(adverb)

    in a loose manner

    "a union of loosely federated states"

  3. broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generally(adverb)

    without regard to specific details or exceptions

    "he interprets the law broadly"

  4. loosely(adverb)

    knitted in a loose manner

    "loosely knit"

Wiktionary

  1. loosely(Adverb)

    In a loose manner.

  2. loosely(Adverb)

    Not tightly.

    Insert all the bolts loosely, then tighten them.

  3. loosely(Adverb)

    Approximately.

    It's red, to use the term loosely, sort of brown and sort of orange, let's call it reddish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loosely(adverb)

    in a loose manner

How to pronounce loosely?

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How to say loosely in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loosely in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loosely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of loosely in a Sentence

  1. Whitney Balliett:

    A critic is a bunch of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.

  2. Charles R. Swindoll:

    The happiest people I know are the ones who have learned how to hold everything loosely and have given the worrisome, stress-filled, fearful details of their lives into God's keeping.

  3. Anitha Shenoy:

    If you look at the Indian penal code, there are so many subclassifications. They range from molestation, assault, to rape and penetrative sex. Here( in the bill) it is very loosely worded.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Do not hold an idea tightly! There is always a possibility that what you believe might be wrong! Hold your ideas loosely so that you can easily get rid of them once you have realised that they are wrong!

  5. Ariel Ruiz:

    Everything we have seen suggests the migrant caravans were loosely organized and largely spontaneous in nature, and were not organized or directed by the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala or Honduras.

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