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    release - Dictionary definition and meaning for word release

    Definition
    (noun) merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    Example Sentence
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
    Definition
    (noun) the act of liberating someone or something
    Synonyms : freeing , liberation
    Definition
    (noun) a process that liberates or discharges something
    Example Sentence
    • there was a sudden release of oxygen
    • the release of iodine from the thyroid gland
    Definition
    (noun) an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
    Synonyms : handout , press release
    Definition
    (noun) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) Definition
    (noun) euphemistic expressions for death
    Synonyms : departure , exit , expiration , going , loss , passing
    Example Sentence
    • thousands mourned his passing
    Definition
    (noun) a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
    Synonyms : acquittance
    Definition
    (noun) a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
    Synonyms : button
    Definition
    (noun) activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
    Synonyms : outlet , vent
    Example Sentence
    • she had no other outlet for her feelings
    • he gave vent to his anger
    Definition
    (noun) the act of allowing a fluid to escape
    Synonyms : spill , spillage
    Definition
    (noun) a formal written statement of relinquishment
    Synonyms : discharge , waiver
    Definition
    (noun) (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
    Synonyms : tone ending
    Definition
    (verb) release, as from one's grip
    Synonyms : let go , let go of , relinquish
    Example Sentence
    • Let go of the door handle, please!
    • relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall
    Definition
    (verb) grant freedom to; free from confinement
    Synonyms : free , liberate , loose , unloose , unloosen
    Definition
    (verb) let (something) fall or spill from a container
    Synonyms : turn
    Example Sentence
    • turn the flour onto a plate
    Definition
    (verb) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
    Synonyms : bring out , issue , publish , put out
    Example Sentence
    • publish a magazine or newspaper
    Definition
    (verb) eliminate (a substance)
    Synonyms : discharge , eject , exhaust , expel
    Example Sentence
    • combustion products are exhausted in the engine
    • the plant releases a gas
    Definition
    (verb) generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
    Synonyms : secrete
    Example Sentence
    • secrete digestive juices
    • release a hormone into the blood stream
    Definition
    (verb) make (information) available for publication
    Synonyms : free
    Example Sentence
    • release the list with the names of the prisoners
    Definition
    (verb) part with a possession or right
    Synonyms : free , give up , 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 : free , liberate
    Definition
    (verb) make (assets) available
    Synonyms : free , unblock , unfreeze
    Example Sentence
    • release the holdings in the dictator's bank account
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