Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) free, free people (people who are free) "the home of the free and the brave"
- S: (v) free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose (grant freedom to; free from confinement)
- S: (v) rid, free, disembarrass (relieve from) "Rid the house of pests"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) exempt, relieve, free (grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to) "She exempted me from the exam"
- S: (v) free, release (make (information) available for publication) "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
- S: (v) free, discharge (free from obligations or duties)
- S: (v) free, disengage (free or remove obstruction from) "free a path across the cluttered floor"
- S: (v) absolve, free (let off the hook) "I absolve you from this responsibility"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) release, free, liberate (release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition)
- S: (v) unblock, unfreeze, free, release (make (assets) available) "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"
- S: (adj) free (not limited or 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"
- S: (adj) 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"
- S: (adj) complimentary, costless, free, gratis, gratuitous (costing nothing) "complimentary tickets"; "free admission"
- S: (adj) free (not occupied or in use) "a free locker"; "a free lane"
- S: (adj) detached, free (not fixed in position) "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran"
- S: (adj) free (not held in servitude) "after the Civil War he was a free man"
- S: (adj) spare, free (not taken up by scheduled activities) "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"
- S: (adj) 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"
- S: (adj) free, loose, liberal (not literal) "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem"
- S: (adv) loose, free (without restraint) "cows in India are running loose"