Definitions for free

Definitions for (noun) free

Main entry: free, free people

Definition: people who are free

Usage: the home of the free and the brave

Definitions for (verb) free

Main entry: free, release, unblock, unfreeze

Definition: make (assets) available

Usage: release the holdings in the dictator's bank account

Main entry: free, justify, absolve

Definition: let off the hook

Usage: I absolve you from this responsibility

Main entry: free, disengage

Definition: free or remove obstruction from

Usage: free a path across the cluttered floor

Main entry: 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

Main entry: free, release, liberate

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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: disembarrass, rid, free

Definition: relieve from

Usage: Rid the house of pests

Main entry: release, liberate, loose, free, unloose, unloosen

Definition: grant freedom to; free from confinement

Main entry: discharge, free

Definition: free from obligations or duties

Main entry: free, release

Definition: make (information) available for publication

Usage: release the list with the names of the prisoners

Main entry: relieve, exempt, free

Definition: grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to

Usage: She exempted me from the exam

Definitions for (adj) free

Main entry: liberal, loose, free

Definition: not literal

Usage: a loose interpretation of what she had been told; a free translation of the poem

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: detached, free

Definition: not fixed in position

Usage: the detached shutter fell on him; he pulled his arm free and ran

Main entry: 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

Main entry: free

Definition: not held in servitude

Usage: after the Civil War he was a free man

Main entry: free

Definition: not occupied or in use

Usage: a free locker; a free lane

Main entry: free, spare

Definition: not taken up by scheduled activities

Usage: a free hour between classes; spare time on my hands

Main entry: complimentary, costless, free, gratis, gratuitous

Definition: costing nothing

Usage: complimentary tickets; free admission

Definitions for (adv) free

Main entry: loose, free

Definition: without restraint

Usage: cows in India are running loose

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