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freer, comparative; freest, superlative;
  1. Not under the control or in the power of another; able to act or be done as one wishes
    • - I have no ambitions other than to have a happy life and be free
    • - a free choice
  2. (of a state or its citizens or institutions) Subject neither to foreign domination nor to despotic government
    • - a free press
  3. Not or no longer confined or imprisoned
    • - the researchers set the birds free
  4. Not a slave

  5. Able or permitted to take a specified action
    • - you are free to leave
  6. Denoting an ethnic or political group actively opposing an occupying or invading force, in particular the groups that continued resisting the Germans in World War II after the fall of their countries

  7. Not physically restrained, obstructed, or fixed; unimpeded
    • - she lifted the cat free
  8. (of power or energy) Disengaged or available

  9. Not bound in an atom, a molecule, or a compound
    • - the atmosphere of that time contained virtually no free oxygen
  10. (of a morpheme) Able to occur in isolation

  11. (of syntax) Not constrained by word order

  12. Not subject to or constrained by engagements or obligations
    • - she spent her free time shopping
  13. (of a facility or piece of equipment) Not occupied or in use
    • - the bathroom was free
  14. Not subject to or affected by (a specified thing, typically an undesirable one)
    • - membership is free of charge
  15. Given or available without charge
    • - free health care
  16. Using or expending something without restraint; lavish
    • - she was always free with her money
  17. Frank or unrestrained in speech, expression, or action
    • - he was free in his talk of revolution
  18. Overfamiliar or forward in manner

  19. (of a literary style) Not observing the strict laws of form

  20. (of a translation) Conveying only the broad sense; not literal

  21. (of the wind) Blowing from a favorable direction to the side or stern of a vessel

  1. Release from captivity, confinement, or slavery
    • - they were freed from jail
  2. Release from physical obstruction, restraint, or entanglement
    • - I had to tug hard and at last freed him
  3. Remove something undesirable or restrictive from
    • - his inheritance freed him from financial constraints
    • - free your mind and body of excess tension
  4. Make available for a particular purpose
    • - this will free up funds for development elsewhere
  1. Without cost or payment
    • - ladies were admitted free
  2. With the sheets eased

  1. 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"
  2. grant freedom to; free from confinement
  3. loose: without restraint; "cows in India are running loose"
  4. people who are free; "the home of the free and the brave"
  5. rid: relieve from; "Rid the house of pests"
  6. 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. .free (dotFree) is a proposed new top level domain (TLD). It is a Sponsored top-level domain intended to be a free top level domain.
  8. Free... is an EP by stoner metal band Acid King. It was released in February 2001 on Man's Ruin Records, as a split CD with Clearlight. The first four songs are performed by Acid King, and the remaining two by Clearlight. The Clearlight portion is entitled The Father, the Son and the Holy Smoke.
  9. Gratis versus libre is the distinction between two meanings of the English word "free"; namely, "for zero price" (gratis) and "with few or no restrictions" (libre). ...
  10. Free were an English rock band, formed in London in 1968, best known for their 1970 signature song "All Right Now". ...
  11. Blue October UK are an Essex based Synthpop/Pop/Dance band formed in 1996 by Glen Wisbey and Barney Miller.
  12. Free is the thirteenth album by the band known as Bonfire. It was released in 2003 by TB Records and features music that leans more towards the once popular alternative sound. The album had two covers, one for German outlet and another for worldwide distribution. ...
  13. Abbreviation of free kick; free transfer; The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed; To make free; set at liberty; release; rid of that which confines, limits, embarrasses, or oppresses; Not imprisoned ...
  14. (FREENESS) The rate of water drainage from a fibre/water mixture. Decreased by beating to produce a wet’ stock, i.e. drainage is slow.
  15. (Freeness) (license and format)
  16. (Freeness) Also called drainage. Ability of pulp and water mixture to release or retain water.
  17. (FREES) Coupons from the manufacturer for a free item. These are generally issued to reimburse you for an item that was defective or unsatisfactory. Sometimes used to refer to a coupon that when used with a current sale will make the product free.
  18. A term applied to a horse when represented in a field.
  19. pulp from which water will drain easily when on the mould.
  20. Sailing on any point of sail except close-hauled.
  21. able to think or act without restriction; independent
  22. Description for pulp or paper that contains nil or minimal mechanical wood pulp.
  23. Just tell me what you want
  24. as used on the web by marketers, often means you have to endure advertising to get something else that may be of value such as free internet service; but, can also be used as a ploy to gather personal information or value from you in some other form
  25. (well kind of)—Get Phonetic Finder for FREE with our Windows rhyming dictionary, 3,001 Business & Sales Letters or 4,001 Business, Sales & Personal Letters.