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1. in a relaxed manner; not rigid;
- Example: "his hands lay loosely"
[syn: loosely, slackly]

2. in a loose manner;
- Example: "a union of loosely federated states"

3. without regard to specific details or exceptions;
- Example: "he interprets the law broadly"
[syn: broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generally]

4. knitted in a loose manner;
- Example: "loosely knit"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loosely \Loose"ly\, adv. In a loose manner. [1913 Webster]