set (someone or something) loose

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set (someone or something) loose

To make free or give up control of something or someone; to release or discharge something or someone, as from confinement. Due to a lack of evidence, the suspects were set loose by police. Samantha was suspended for setting mice loose throughout the school.
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But a new regime at Disney has brought Williams back, and the second video sequel, ``Aladdin and the King of Thieves,'' which was available in stores Tuesday, doesn't lose a second in setting him loose.