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loose

Ἢ τὰν ἢ ἐπὶ τᾶς -> Either with this or on this | Come back victorious or dead
Plutarch, Moralia 241

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Of consistency; P. μανός. Slack: Ar. and P. χαλαρός. P. and V. ἀνειμένος. Your girdle is loose: V. ζῶναι . . . χαλῶσι (Eur., Bacch. 935). Inexact: P. and V. οὐκ ἀκριβής. Not firm: P. and V. οὐ βέβαιος. At liberty, at large: P. and V. ἄφετος, ἀνειμένος. Wanton: P. and V. ἀκόλαστος, ἀνειμένος. Ar. and P. τρυφερος. Break loose, v.; see escape. Let loose: see loose, v. Let loose upon: see launch against. v. trans. P. and V. λύειν, ἐκλύειν; see undo, free, deliver: P. and V. ἐλευθεροῦν, ἀφιέναι, ἀπαλλάσσειν, ἐκλύειν (or mid.), λύειν, ἀπολύειν (Eur., Or. 1236), V. ἐξαπαλλάσσειν (also Thuc. in pass.). Relax: P. and V. ἀνιέναι, χαλᾶν, μεθιέναι. P. ἐπανιέναι. V. ἐξανιέναι. Help to loose: V. συλλύειν. Help to deliver: P. συνελευθεροῦν (acc.).