from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To disconnect: uncouple railroad cars.
- transitive v. To set loose or release from a couple.
- intransitive v. To come or break loose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To disconnect or detach one thing from another.
- v. To come loose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To loose, as dogs, from their couples; also, to set loose; to disconnect; to disjoin.
- intransitive v. To roam at liberty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In organ-playing, to separate or disjoin by throwing off the coupler between two keyboards which have been mechanically joined in action. See organ, 6.
- To loose, as dogs from their couples, or railway-cars from their couplings; set loose; disjoin.
- To break loose; exert influence unrestrained.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. disconnect or separate
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