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1. free

adjective. ['ˈfriː'] able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint.

Synonyms

  • liberated
  • footloose
  • freedom
  • clear
  • available
  • self-governing
  • loose
  • atrip
  • unconstrained
  • unconfined
  • independent
  • aweigh
  • unimprisoned
  • escaped
  • on the loose
  • at large
  • uncommitted
  • unhampered
  • unbound
  • out-of-school
  • unrestrained
  • emancipated
  • autonomous
  • sovereign

Antonyms

  • restricted
  • restrained
  • dependent
  • confined
  • unfree

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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How do you pronounce free?

Pronounce free as fri.

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Example sentences of the word free


1. Adjective
You must have a clean surface free of debris for the paint to adhere properly.

Quotes containing the word free


1. I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
- W.C. Fields

2. Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm trying to liberate them, I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.
- Lady Gaga

3. You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don't... you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother's son.
- Witold Gombrowicz

2. cell-free

adjective. lacking cells.

Synonyms

  • noncellular

Antonyms

  • faveolate
  • cavitied

3. free-swimming

adjective. (of animals) able to swim about; not attached.

Synonyms

  • vagile

Antonyms

  • attached
  • connected

4. free

verb. ['ˈfriː'] grant freedom to; free from confinement.

Synonyms

  • parole
  • loose
  • run
  • unchain
  • unloosen
  • bail out
  • unspell
  • unloose
  • bail
  • liberate

Antonyms

  • spell
  • strengthen
  • official
  • responsible

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. free

adjective. ['ˈfriː'] unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion.

Synonyms

  • liberated

Antonyms

  • unclearness
  • unclear

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. free

adjective. ['ˈfriː'] costing nothing.

Synonyms

  • costless
  • complimentary
  • gratuitous
  • unpaid

Antonyms

  • opacity
  • opaque
  • clutter
  • convict

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. free

adjective. ['ˈfriː'] not occupied or in use.

Antonyms

  • disapprove

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. free

verb. ['ˈfriː'] remove or force out from a position.

Synonyms

  • dislodge
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • troubled
  • ill-defined
  • imperfect
  • guilt

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. free

verb. ['ˈfriː'] relieve from.

Synonyms

  • rid
  • relieve
  • disembody
  • clear
  • smooth
  • smooth out
  • disinfest
  • disembarrass

Antonyms

  • tense
  • tight
  • constipated
  • fine

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. free

verb. ['ˈfriː'] free or remove obstruction from.

Synonyms

  • unclog
  • extricate
  • untangle
  • unstuff
  • loosen up
  • disentangle
  • disengage
  • disencumber

Antonyms

  • clog
  • obstruct
  • gross
  • qualified

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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