free


free
1. adjective
1)

admission is free

Syn:
free of charge, without charge, for nothing, complimentary, gratis; informal for free, on the house
2)

free of any pressures

Syn:
without, unencumbered by, unaffected by, clear of, rid of, exempt from, not liable to, safe from, immune to, excused
3)

I'm free this afternoon

Syn:
unoccupied, not busy, available, off duty, off work, on holiday, on leave, at leisure, with time to spare
4)

bathroom's free

Syn:
vacant, empty, available, unoccupied, not in use
5)

a free nation

Syn:
independent, self-governing, self-determining, sovereign, autonomous, democratic
6)

the killer is still free

Syn:
on the loose, at liberty, at large, loose, unrestrained
7)

you are free to leave

Syn:
able, in a position, allowed, permitted
8)

the free flow of water

Syn:
unobstructed, unimpeded, unrestricted, unhampered, clear, open
9)

she was free with her money

Syn:
generous, liberal, open-handed, unstinting
Ant:
chargeable, busy, occupied, captive, confined, obstructed, mean
2. verb
1)

the hostages were freed

Syn:
release, set free, let go, liberate, set loose, untie
2)

victims were freed by firefighters

Syn:
extricate, release, get out, cut free, pull free, rescue
Ant:
confine, trap

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