Translation of loosen in Italian:
- 1 (make less tight)sciogliere, allentare (knot, belt, strap)allentare (lid, collar, screw)smuovere (nail, post)allentare (rope, string, link, control)sciogliere (hair)[figurative]rendere meno severo (laws, restrictions)loosen all tight clothing (Medicine)sbottonare gli abiti che stringonoto loosen one's grip o hold on somethingallentare la presa su qualcosa (also figurative)
- 2 (make less compact)dissodare (soil)to loosen the bowels (Medicine, Pharmacology)liberare l'intestino o avere effetto lassativo
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