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  • as inspontaneous
  • as inbreak out

synonyms for break loose

  • casual
  • impromptu
  • instinctive
  • offhand
  • simple
  • unplanned
  • voluntary
  • ad-lib
  • automatic
  • down
  • extemporaneous
  • extempore
  • free
  • free-spirited
  • from the hip
  • impetuous
  • improvised
  • inevitable
  • involuntary
  • irresistible
  • natural
  • off top of head
  • off-the-cuff
  • unartful
  • unavoidable
  • unbidden
  • uncompelled
  • unconscious
  • unconstrained
  • uncontrived
  • uncontrolled
  • unforced
  • unintentional
  • unpremediated
  • unprompted
  • unsophisticated
  • unstudied
  • up front

antonyms for break loose

MOST RELEVANT
  • deliberate
  • planned
  • intended
  • premeditated
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How to use break loose in a sentence

Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
If old Piegan Smith hadn't been sampling the contents of that keg so industriously he would never have made a break.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"I call you," the policeman said, and stripping the saddle and bridle from his sweaty horse, turned him loose to graze.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
General Houston had attacked them with three hundred of our people, but had not been able to break their ranks.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Victor was the younger son and brother—a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Long before that, however, the sun had come back to gladden the Polar regions, and break up the reign of ancient night.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
You know I don't express myself easily; so, if I break out this way, you may know what I feel.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAK LOOSE

  • abscond
  • bolt
  • break loose
  • burst out
  • bust out
  • depart
  • flee
  • get free
  • leave
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.