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  • as infree
  • as inmanumit
  • as inrelease

synonyms for turn loose

  • acquit
  • clear
  • discharge
  • dismiss
  • extricate
  • pardon
  • parole
  • release
  • relieve
  • rescue
  • save
  • absolve
  • bail
  • deliver
  • demobilize
  • disengage
  • emancipate
  • enfranchise
  • loose
  • loosen
  • manumit
  • ransom
  • redeem
  • reprieve
  • spring
  • unbind
  • unchain
  • undo
  • unleash
  • untie
  • bail out
  • cut loose
  • disenthrall
  • disimprison
  • let loose
  • let off
  • let off the hook
  • let out
  • put on the street
  • set free
  • turn out
  • uncage
  • unfetter
  • unfix

antonyms for turn loose

MOST RELEVANT
  • employ
  • engage
  • hire
  • hold
  • injure
  • keep
  • maintain
  • bind
  • fasten
  • imprison
  • restrain
  • compel
  • confine
  • enslave
  • incarcerate
  • limit
  • suppress
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How to use turn 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
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He shall give his mind to turn up furrows, and his care is to give the kine fodder.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
"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
Turn not away thy face from thy neighbour, and of taking away a portion and not restoring.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Acetone is derived from decomposition of diacetic acid, and this in turn from beta-oxybutyric acid by oxidation.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
For better is the iniquity of a man, than a woman doing a good turn, and a woman bringing shame and reproach.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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