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Definitions of free

  1. To set at liberty; emancipate; rid or exempt; clear; often with of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To set at liberty: to deliver from what confines: to rid (fol. by from or of):-pr.p. freeing: pa.p freed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To make free; liberate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To set free; release; relieve. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. relieve from; "Rid the the house of pests" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. make available, as of assets; or free for sale or publication Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To rid; to strip; to clear; to set at liberty; to deliver; to disengage; to exempt; to release. Free and easy, quite at home. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To set at liberty; to rescue; to release; to clear from. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Exempt from subjection to the will of others; not under restraint, control, or compulsion; able to follow one's own impulses, desires, or inclinations; determining one's own course of action; not dependent; at liberty. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Not under an arbitrary or despotic government; subject only to fixed laws regularly and fairly administered, and defended by them from encroachments upon natural or acquired rights; enjoying political liberty. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Liberated, by arriving at a certain age, from the control of parents, guardian, or master. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Not confined or imprisoned; released from arrest; liberated; at liberty to go. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Clear of offense or crime; guiltless; innocent. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Unconstrained by timidity or distrust; unreserved; ingenuous; frank; familiar; communicative. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Not close or parsimonious; liberal; open-handed; lavish; as, free with his money. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Characteristic of one acting without restraint; charming; easy. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Ready; eager; acting without spurring or whipping; spirited; as, a free horse. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Not gained by importunity or purchase; gratuitous; spontaneous; as, free admission; a free gift. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Certain or honorable; the opposite of base; as, free service; free socage. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Privileged or individual; the opposite of common; as, a free fishery; a free warren. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Not united or combined with anything else; separated; dissevered; unattached; at liberty to escape; as, free carbonic acid gas; free cells. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Not subjected to the laws of physical necessity; capable of voluntary activity; endowed with moral liberty; - said of the will. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Unrestrained; immoderate; lavish; licentious; - used in a bad sense. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. Exempt; clear; released; liberated; not encumbered or troubled with; as, free from pain; free from a burden; - followed by from, or, rarely, by of. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Invested with a particular freedom or franchise; enjoying certain immunities or privileges; admitted to special rights; - followed by of. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. Thrown open, or made accessible, to all; to be enjoyed without limitations; unrestricted; not obstructed, engrossed, or appropriated; open; - said of a thing to be possessed or enjoyed; as, a free school. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Not arbitrary or despotic; assuring liberty; defending individual rights against encroachment by any person or class; instituted by a free people; - said of a government, institutions, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. Freest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Freer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  31. Without charge; as, children admitted free. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. Gratuitously; without restraint. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. Freely. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Freely; gratuitously; willingly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. costing nothing; "complimentary tickets" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  36. (chemistry and physics) unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  37. able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  38. not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  39. not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  40. not occupied or in use; "a free locker"; "a free lane" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  41. make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  42. free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  43. free from obligations or duties Wordnet Dictionary DB
  44. make (information) available publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  45. unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  46. To release from that with which anything is engaged, engrossed, involved, or entangled; to extricate; to detach; to set free; to liberate; to clear; as, to disengage one from a party, from broils and controversies, from an oath, promise, or occupation; to disengage the affections a favorite pursuit, the mind from study. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. To remove, as something that confines or bars; to relieve from the constraint of. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. To frank. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. To make free; to set at liberty; to rid of that which confines, limits, embarrasses, oppresses, etc.; to release; to disengage; to clear; - followed by from, and sometimes by off; as, to free a captive or a slave; to be freed of these inconveniences. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. Without restraint; at liberty; permitted; liberal; generous; open; guiltless; independent; familiar; without cost; not arbitrary or despotic; spirited; not attached or fixed; invested with, or having, the right to vote, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  51. Not bound: at liberty: not under arbitrary government: set at liberty: guiltless frank: lavish: not attached: exempt (fol. by from): having a franchise (fol. by of): gratuitous: idiomatic, as a translation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  52. At liberty; not oppressed; candid; exempt; liberal; loose; easy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  53. Not restrained; uncon trolled; independent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  54. Exempt; followed by from. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  55. Ingenuous; frank; easv; careless; familiar. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  56. Gratuitous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  57. Liberal; generous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  58. At liberty; not under necessity or restraint; not under arbitrary government; instituted by a free people; not imprisoned; not under compulsion or control; not chemically combined; allowed; not obstructed; unrestrained; frank; unreserved; liberal; not parsimonious; generous; lavish; gratuitous; guiltless; exempt; not encumbered with; open to all; invested with franchises or certain immunities; possessing without vassalage; liberated from the control of parent, guardian, or master; acting without spurring or whipping, as a horse. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  59. Being at liberty; not under restraint; licentious; enjoying civil rights; allowed or permitted; open; unreserved; exempt from; gratuitous. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  60. Motile; unattached; distinct; separate. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for free

  1. I'll get them set free but you will not hold me off like this? – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  2. " Now," said I to myself, " now is the time to be free – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
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