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Definition of loop verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they loop
    he / she / it loops
    past simple looped
    -ing form looping
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  1. 1[transitive] loop something + adv./prep. to form or bend something into a loop He looped the strap over his shoulder. The horse's reins were looped around its neck.
  2. 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. to move in a way that makes the shape of a loop The river loops around the valley. The ball looped high up in the air.
  3. Idioms
    loop the loop
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    to fly or make a plane fly in a circle going up and down
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: loop