"Loose" Or "Lose"?
|pronunciation||rhymes with booze||rhymes with goose|
|verb forms||lose; losing; lost||loose; loosing; loosed|
|main verb meaning||to be unable to find or keep something||to release something|
|adjective forms||-||looser; loosest|
*Note: the Oxford English Dictionary does have entries for ‘lose’ as a noun (one meaning ‘an instance of losing’, the other ‘praise; renown’), but neither is listed in our dictionaries of current English.
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