Thesaurus / loosen
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Together, they show that throughout the coronavirus crisis, the meatpacking industry has repeatedly turned to the agency for help beating back local public health orders and loosening regulations to keep processing lines running.
EMAILS SHOW THE MEATPACKING INDUSTRY DRAFTED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO KEEP PLANTS OPENBY MICHAEL GRABELL AND BERNICE YEUNGSEPTEMBER 14, 2020PROPUBLICA
Using their wealth and power in the pursuit of profits, corporations led the way in loosening the external constraints that protected workers and other stakeholders against overreaching.
50 YEARS LATER, MILTON FRIEDMAN’S SHAREHOLDER DOCTRINE IS DEADJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
But, with shelter-at-home restrictions loosened so that shows can be shot in studios and on location, networks’ and streamers’ interest in programs produced exclusively remotely “has absolutely cooled off,” said one producer.
For instance, the national lockdowns in Pakistan and Bangladesh were lifted on May 9 and May 30 respectively, and they loosened in India in early June.
WHY SOUTH ASIA’S COVID-19 NUMBERS ARE SO LOW (FOR NOW)PUJA CHANGOIWALAJUNE 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Avon now managed to loosen the loop sufficiently 260 to slip it off the imprisoned leg.
THE GREAT CATTLE TRAILEDWARD S. ELLIS
"Tell one of the surgeons to come at once," was the Colonel's order, while he knelt to loosen his clothing.
IN THE VAN; OR, THE BUILDERSJOHN PRICE-BROWN
With such dangers in his path, it is a grave responsibility to loosen the restraints which hold such a young man to virtue.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 6 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
Loosen collar, waist bands, and unhook corset, or cut the laces behind.
WORDS RELATED TO LOOSEN
- attend to
- clear the way
- let up
- let up on
- make easier
- open the door
- run interference for
- speed up
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