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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loosely, slacklyadverb

    in a relaxed manner; not rigid

    "his hands lay loosely"

  2. looselyadverb

    in a loose manner

    "a union of loosely federated states"

  3. broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generallyadverb

    without regard to specific details or exceptions

    "he interprets the law broadly"

  4. looselyadverb

    knitted in a loose manner

    "loosely knit"

Wiktionary

  1. looselyadverb

    In a loose manner.

  2. looselyadverb

    Not tightly.

    Insert all the bolts loosely, then tighten them.

  3. looselyadverb

    Approximately.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Looselyadverb

    in a loose manner

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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. Rob Berschinski:

    Secretary Pompeo's speech today on the' Commission on the Unalienable Rights' loosely clothed a foray into the culture wars under the seal of the US State Department, secretary Pompeo need to ground the relationship between citizens and their government in religious terms is both antiquated and alarming. Secretary Pompeo insistence on bashing major American news organizations during a speech about America's foundational principles is cynical, if in keeping with the views of President Donald Trump.

  2. 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.

  3. Nisha Jhalani:

    LED technology can be affected by variables such as how loosely or tightly the tracker is worn, the user's skin tone or any other interference between the sensor and the skin. It can also become inaccurate with motion, which is why it doesn't fare as well as ECG with exercise.

  4. Dawn Holman:

    The type of clothing matters, a white T-shirt is going to provide less protection than a darker fabric, and think of the weave of the fabric or the hat. Take a straw hat; if it's too loosely woven, you get too much sunlight.

  5. Karl Oliver:

    The destruction of these monuments, erected in the loving memory of our family and fellow Southern Americans, is both heinous and horrific, if the, and I use this term extremely loosely, 'leadership' of Louisiana wishes to, in a Nazi-ish fashion, burn books or destroy historical monuments of OUR HISTORY, they should be LYNCHED! Let it be known, I will do all in my power to prevent this from happening in our State.

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    a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    • A. jeopardize
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