Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) release (merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)) "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
- S: (n) liberation, release, freeing (the act of liberating someone or something)
- S: (n) release (a process that liberates or discharges something) "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
- S: (n) handout, press release, release (an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation)
- S: (n) dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking (the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart))
- S: (n) passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release (euphemistic expressions for death) "thousands mourned his passing"
- S: (n) acquittance, release (a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation)
- S: (n) release, button (a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism)
- S: (n) release, outlet, vent (activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion) "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
- S: (n) spill, spillage, release (the act of allowing a fluid to escape)
- S: (n) release, waiver, discharge (a formal written statement of relinquishment)
- S: (n) release, tone ending ((music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone)
- S: (v) let go of, let go, release, relinquish (release, as from one's grip) "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
- S: (v) free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose (grant freedom to; free from confinement)
- S: (v) turn, release (let (something) fall or spill from a container) "turn the flour onto a plate"
- S: (v) publish, bring out, put out, issue, release (prepare and issue for public distribution or sale) "publish a magazine or newspaper"
- S: (v) exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release (eliminate (a substance)) "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
- S: (v) secrete, release (generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids) "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
- S: (v) free, release (make (information) available for publication) "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
- 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"