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Definition 1: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) - [verb of communication]

Samples where let loose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She let out a big heavy sigh
  • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms for let loose in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of let loose ) emit or utter

"Give a gulp" "give a yelp"

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval

(... is a kind of let loose ) cry like a goose

"The geese were honking"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter the characteristic sound of owls

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter quacking noises

"The ducks quacked"

(... is a kind of let loose ) cry like a cat

"the cat meowed"

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a vibrant sound, as of some birds

(... is a kind of let loose ) make high-pitched sounds

"the birds were chirping in the bushes"

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a loud noise, as of animal

"The bull bellowed"

(... is a kind of let loose ) cry plaintively

"The lambs were bleating"

(... is a kind of let loose ) make barking sounds

"The dogs barked at the stranger"

(... is a kind of let loose ) cry loudly, as of animals

"The coyotes were howling in the desert"

(... is a kind of let loose ) to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

"he grumbled a rude response" "Stones grumbled down the cliff"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a sibilant

(... is a kind of let loose ) braying characteristic of donkeys

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs

(... is a kind of let loose ) press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating

(... is a kind of let loose ) to make melodious sounds

"The nightingale was singing"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a hoarse sound, like a raven

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter `hem' or `ahem'

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter `haw'

"he hemmed and hawed"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a high-pitched cry, as of seagulls

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter with gargling or burbling sounds

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a characteristic sound, of a horse

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a gurgling sound, characteristic of turkeys

(... is a kind of let loose ) squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a low noise, characteristic of bovines

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

(... is a kind of let loose ) indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

"The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets" "The ancient door soughed when opened"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter with anger or contempt

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a characteristic sound

"The cat was crying"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter with a gurgling sound

"`Help,' the stabbing victim gurgled"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter fast and forcefully

"She shot back an answer"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a characteristic note or cry

"bluejays called to one another"

(... is a kind of let loose ) to say again or imitate

"followers echoing the cries of their leaders"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval

(... is a kind of let loose ) make a cat-like sound

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

(... is a kind of let loose ) cry softly, as of pigeons

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter in trumpet-like sounds

"Elephants are trumpeting"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter shrill sounds

"The cocks crowed all morning"

(... is a kind of let loose ) express pleasure verbally

"She crowed with joy"

(... is a kind of let loose ) chatter inarticulately; of monkeys

(... is a kind of let loose ) speak in a nasal voice

"`Come here,' he nasaled"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter

"She bit out a curse"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter with a sigh

(... is a kind of let loose ) indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose

"she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom"

(... is a kind of let loose ) whistle or howl approvingly at a female, of males

(... is a kind of let loose ) issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise

"He grunted his reluctant approval"

(... is a kind of let loose ) to utter a loud clamorous shout

"the toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play dice, and dance"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)

"The students delivered a cry of joy"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter with a spitting sound, as if in a rage

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter in unison

"`yes,' the children chorused"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter a sound, as with obvious effort

"She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do"

(... is a kind of let loose ) express or utter spontaneously

"break into a yodel" "break into a song" "break into tears"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter rapidly

"volley a string of curses"

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter while panting, as if out of breath

(... is a kind of let loose ) make audible

"He lifted a war whoop"

(... is a kind of let loose ) emit a cry intended to attract other animals; used especially of animals at rutting time

(... is a kind of let loose ) utter in a loud voice or announce

"He called my name" "The auctioneer called the bids"

Definition 2: turn loose or free from restraint - [verb of contact]

Samples where let loose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • let loose mines
  • Loose terrible plagues upon humanity

Synonyms for let loose in the sense of this definition

(let loose is a kind of ...) release, as from one's grip

"Let go of the door handle, please!" "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"

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