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Synonyms for free

Synonyms for (noun) free

Synonyms: free, free people Definition: people who are free Usage: the home of the free and the brave

Similar words: people Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms for (verb) free

Synonyms: free, release, unblock, unfreeze Definition: make (assets) available Usage: release the holdings in the dictator's bank account

Similar words: supply, issue Definition: circulate or distribute or equip with Usage: issue a new uniform to the children; supply blankets for the beds

Synonyms: free, justify, absolve Definition: let off the hook Usage: I absolve you from this responsibility

Similar words: forgive Definition: stop blaming or grant forgiveness Usage: I forgave him his infidelity; She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday

Synonyms: free, dislodge Definition: remove or force out from a position Usage: 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

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: free, release, liberate Definition: release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition

Similar words: bring forth, generate Definition: bring into existence Usage: The new manager generated a lot of problems; The computer bug generated chaos in the office; The computer generated this image; The earthquake generated a tsunami

Synonyms: give up, free, release, relinquish, resign Definition: part with a possession or right Usage: I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest; resign a claim to the throne

Similar words: hand, give, reach, pass, pass on, turn over Definition: place into the hands or custody of Usage: hand me the spoon, please; Turn the files over to me, please; He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers

Synonyms: free, release Definition: make (information) available for publication Usage: release the list with the names of the prisoners

Similar words: supply, issue Definition: circulate or distribute or equip with Usage: issue a new uniform to the children; supply blankets for the beds

Synonyms for (adjective) free

Synonyms: liberal, loose, free Definition: not literal Usage: a loose interpretation of what she had been told; a free translation of the poem

Similar words: inexact Definition: not exact

Synonyms: free, destitute, devoid, barren, innocent Definition: completely wanting or lacking Usage: writing barren of insight; young recruits destitute of experience; innocent of literary merit; the sentence was devoid of meaning

Similar words: nonexistent Definition: not having existence or being or actuality Usage: chimeras are nonexistent

Synonyms: free Definition: unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion Usage: free expansion; free oxygen; a free electron

Similar words: liberated Definition: (of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination

Similar words: unbound Definition: not held in chemical or physical combination

Synonyms: detached, free Definition: not fixed in position Usage: the detached shutter fell on him; he pulled his arm free and ran

Similar words: unfixed Definition: not firmly placed or set or fastened

Synonyms: free Definition: able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint Usage: 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

Similar words: escaped, loose, at large, on the loose Definition: having escaped, especially from confinement Usage: a convict still at large; searching for two escaped prisoners; dogs loose on the streets; criminals on the loose in the neighborhood

Similar words: autonomous, sovereign, self-governing, independent Definition: (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces Usage: an autonomous judiciary; a sovereign state

Similar words: uncommitted, available Definition: not busy; not otherwise committed Usage: he was not available for comment; he was available and willing to accompany her

Similar words: atrip, aweigh Definition: (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom

Similar words: clear Definition: free from contact or proximity or connection Usage: we were clear of the danger; the ship was clear of the reef

Similar words: emancipated, liberated Definition: free from traditional social restraints Usage: an emancipated young woman pursuing her career; a liberated lifestyle

Similar words: footloose Definition: free to go or do as one pleases Usage: Americans have always been a footloose people always moving on; a footloose young man eager to see the big city

Similar words: out-of-school Definition: not attending school and therefore free to work Usage: opportunities for out-of-school youth

Similar words: unconfined, unimprisoned Definition: free from confinement or physical restraint

Similar words: unconstrained Definition: free from constraint Usage: he was unconstrained by any of the sanctions of polite society; the dog was unconstrained; idle, unconstrained gossip

Similar words: unhampered Definition: not held in check or subject to control Usage: unhampered dissemination of news; this would give black people the opportunity to live unhampered by racism

Similar words: unrestricted Definition: free of restrictions on conduct Usage: I had unrestricted access

Synonyms: free Definition: not held in servitude Usage: after the Civil War he was a free man

Similar words: freeborn Definition: born free of free parents

Similar words: free-soil, non-slave, slaveless Definition: where slavery was prohibited Usage: a free-soil state

Synonyms: free Definition: not occupied or in use Usage: a free locker; a free lane

Similar words: unoccupied Definition: not held or filled or in use Usage: an unoccupied telephone booth; unoccupied hours

Synonyms: free, spare Definition: not taken up by scheduled activities Usage: a free hour between classes; spare time on my hands

Similar words: unoccupied Definition: not held or filled or in use Usage: an unoccupied telephone booth; unoccupied hours

Synonyms: complimentary, costless, free, gratis, gratuitous Definition: costing nothing Usage: complimentary tickets; free admission

Similar words: unpaid Definition: not paid Usage: unpaid wages; an unpaid bill