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Overview of noun free

The noun free has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. free, free people

(people who are free; "the home of the free and the brave")


Overview of verb free

The verb free has 11 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (6) free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose

(grant freedom to; free from confinement)

2. (3) rid, free, disembarrass

(relieve from; "Rid the house of pests")

3. (3) dislodge, free

(remove or force out from a position; "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")

4. (1) exempt, relieve, free

(grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam")

5. (1) free, release

(make (information) available for publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners")

6. (1) free, discharge

(free from obligations or duties)

7. (1) free, disengage

(free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor")

8. (1) absolve, justify, free

(let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility")

9. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up

(part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne")

10. release, free, liberate

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

11. unblock, unfreeze, free, release

(make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account")


Overview of adj free

The adj free has 9 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (38) free

(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")

2. (4) free

(unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron")

3. (3) complimentary, costless, free, gratis, gratuitous

(costing nothing; "complimentary tickets"; "free admission")

4. (3) free

(not occupied or in use; "a free locker"; "a free lane")

5. (1) detached, free

(not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran")

6. free

(not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man")

7. spare, free

(not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands")

8. barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent

(completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning")

9. free, loose, liberal

(not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem")


Overview of adv free

The adv free has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. loose, free

(without restraint; "cows in India are running loose")

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