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    free - Dictionary definition and meaning for word free

    Definition
    (noun) people who are free
    Synonyms : free people
    Example Sentence
    • the home of the free and the brave
    Definition
    (verb) grant freedom to; free from confinement
    Synonyms : liberate , loose , release , unloose , unloosen
    Definition
    (verb) relieve from
    Synonyms : disembarrass , rid
    Example Sentence
    • Rid the house of pests
    Definition
    (verb) remove or force out from a position
    Synonyms : dislodge
    Example Sentence
    • The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums
    • He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble
    Definition
    (verb) grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
    Synonyms : exempt , relieve
    Example Sentence
    • She exempted me from the exam
    Definition
    (verb) make (information) available for publication
    Synonyms : release
    Example Sentence
    • release the list with the names of the prisoners
    Definition
    (verb) free from obligations or duties
    Synonyms : discharge
    Definition
    (verb) free or remove obstruction from
    Synonyms : disengage
    Example Sentence
    • free a path across the cluttered floor
    Definition
    (verb) let off the hook
    Synonyms : absolve , justify
    Example Sentence
    • I absolve you from this responsibility
    Definition
    (verb) part with a possession or right
    Synonyms : give up , release , relinquish , resign
    Example Sentence
    • I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest
    • resign a claim to the throne
    Definition
    (verb) release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
    Synonyms : liberate , release
    Definition
    (verb) make (assets) available
    Synonyms : release , unblock , unfreeze
    Example Sentence
    • release the holdings in the dictator's bank account
    Definition
    (adj) able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint
    Example Sentence
    • free enterprise
    • a free port
    • a free country
    • I have an hour free
    • free will
    • free of racism
    • feel free to stay as long as you wish
    • a free choice
    Definition
    (adj) unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion
    Example Sentence
    • free expansion
    • free oxygen
    • a free electron
    Definition
    (adj) costing nothing
    Example Sentence
    • complimentary tickets
    • free admission
    Definition
    (adj) not occupied or in use
    Example Sentence
    • a free locker
    • a free lane
    Definition
    (adj) not fixed in position
    Synonyms : detached
    Example Sentence
    • the detached shutter fell on him
    • he pulled his arm free and ran
    Definition
    (adj) not held in servitude
    Example Sentence
    • after the Civil War he was a free man
    Definition
    (adj) not taken up by scheduled activities
    Synonyms : spare
    Example Sentence
    • a free hour between classes
    • spare time on my hands
    Definition
    (adj) completely wanting or lacking
    Synonyms : barren , destitute , devoid , innocent
    Example Sentence
    • writing barren of insight
    • young recruits destitute of experience
    • innocent of literary merit
    • the sentence was devoid of meaning
    Definition
    (adj) not literal
    Synonyms : liberal , loose
    Example Sentence
    • a loose interpretation of what she had been told
    • a free translation of the poem
    Definition
    (adv) without restraint
    Synonyms : loose
    Example Sentence
    • cows in India are running loose
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