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To loosen or tighten

loosen

verb

to become or make something less firmly fixed in position

loosen

verb

to become or make something less tightly fastened

unwind

verb

to become straighter or looser after being wrapped around something else, or to make something do this

slacken

verb

to become looser, or to make something looser

relax

verb

to become less tight and more comfortable

slip

verb

to become free, or to no longer be held by something

tighten

verb

to pull something such as a rope or a belt until it is straighter or until it fits more tightly around something

stretch

verb

to pull something so that it becomes smooth, straight, and tight

tighten

verb

to turn something such as a screw or a lid until it is tight and you cannot turn it any more

tighten

verb

if something such as a rope or a chain tightens, it becomes straighter or it fits more tightly around something

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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