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To stop holding or touching something - thesaurus

Synonyms

release

verb

to stop holding something

let go (of someone/something)

to stop holding someone or something

take/get your hands off

to stop touching someone or something

get off

used for telling someone to stop touching someone or something

loose

verb

formal or literary to start holding someone or something less tightly

keep off

to not touch something, or to prevent something from touching something

keep your hands off

to not touch someone or something

loosen your grip/hold (on)

to hold someone or something less tightly

relax your grip/hold

to hold something less tightly

let someone/something go

to stop holding someone or something

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More synonyms

get off

used for telling someone to stop another person or thing touching someone or something

leave/let something alone

if you leave something alone, you do not touch it or do anything to it

release

verb

to stop holding something so that it goes up into the air or falls from a height

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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