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Wordnet 3.0

ADVERB (4)

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

loosely adv 1: in a relaxed manner; not rigid; "his hands lay loosely" [syn: loosely, slackly] 2: in a loose manner; "a union of loosely federated states" 3: without regard to specific details or exceptions; "he interprets the law broadly" [syn: broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generally] [ant: narrowly] 4: knitted in a loose manner; "loosely knit"




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