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Dictionary definition for: Free

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

2. (a) 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"

3. (v) grant freedom to; free from confinement

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

5. (v) relieve from; "Rid the the house of pests"

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

7. (s) costing nothing; "complimentary tickets"

8. (v) 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"

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

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

11. (v) make (information) available publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"

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

13. (v) free from obligations or duties

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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