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1. release

verb. ['riːˈliːs'] release, as from one's grip.

Synonyms

  • pop
  • muster out
  • loose
  • let go of
  • let loose
  • unleash
  • discharge
  • bring out
  • let go
  • toggle
  • let out
  • withdraw
  • disengage
  • unhand
  • relinquish

Antonyms

  • enlist
  • hold
  • engage
  • controlled

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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A common misspelling of release is relase

Example sentences of the word release


1. Verb, base form
To release the belt it is only necessary to slide the pin to the other side of the box.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The mere thought of food can trigger a release of chemicals in the stomach.

Quotes containing the word release


1. Anytime someone says your God is ugly and you release your God and join their God, there is no hope for your freedom until you once more believe in your own concept of the 'deity.'
- John Henrik Clarke

2. I have this horrible sense of humor where I think discomfort is funny - partly because I experience discomfort a lot, and it's a way of laughing at it and getting a release.
- Joaquin Phoenix

3. Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?
- Mary Manin Morrissey

2. release

noun. ['riːˈliːs'] merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film).

Synonyms

  • ware
  • product

Antonyms

  • mobilize
  • fill
  • charge

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. release

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • spell
  • take in
  • dock
  • burden

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. release

noun. ['riːˈliːs'] the act of liberating someone or something.

Synonyms

  • freeing
  • accomplishment
  • deregulating
  • deregulation
  • relief
  • untangling
  • disentanglement
  • extrication
  • emancipation
  • unsnarling
  • manumission
  • achievement
  • probation
  • clearing
  • jail delivery
  • liberation

Antonyms

  • repatriate
  • keep down
  • take
  • succeed

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. release

verb. ['riːˈliːs'] let (something) fall or spill from a container.

Synonyms

  • transport
  • channelise
  • deflate
  • transfer
  • channelize
  • turn
  • transmit
  • channel

Antonyms

  • fine
  • strengthen
  • official
  • responsible

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. release

verb. ['riːˈliːs'] generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids.

Synonyms

  • transude
  • exudate
  • secrete
  • exude
  • ooze
  • water

Antonyms

  • increase
  • low relief
  • high relief
  • embarrassment

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. release

verb. ['riːˈliːs'] eliminate (a substance).

Synonyms

  • eject
  • fester
  • maturate
  • expel
  • egest
  • spit up
  • blow
  • pass
  • spew out
  • suppurate
  • discharge
  • cough out
  • excrete
  • abort
  • spit out
  • breathe
  • ovulate
  • exhaust
  • pass off
  • eliminate
  • ejaculate
  • bleed
  • expectorate
  • cough up
  • hemorrhage
  • shed blood
  • emit
  • spew

Antonyms

  • mother
  • female parent
  • disappear
  • classical

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. release

verb. ['riːˈliːs'] prepare and issue for public distribution or sale.

Synonyms

  • put out
  • air
  • bare
  • bring out
  • issue
  • publicise
  • edit
  • publish

Antonyms

  • tense
  • tight
  • unfree
  • constipated

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. release

noun. ['riːˈliːs'] an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation.

Synonyms

  • handout
  • press release
  • promulgation

Antonyms

  • contamination
  • activation
  • newness
  • continuance

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. release

noun. ['riːˈliːs'] a process that liberates or discharges something.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • emission

Antonyms

  • middle
  • hire
  • inability
  • illiteracy

Etymology

  • relaisser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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