Textual thesaurus for "free"

(adj) liberal, loose

not literal

a loose interpretation of what she had been told; a free translation of the poem

(adj) destitute, devoid, barren, innocent

completely wanting or lacking

writing barren of insight; young recruits destitute of experience; innocent of literary merit; the sentence was devoid of meaning

(adj) detached

not fixed in position

the detached shutter fell on him; he pulled his arm free and ran

(adj) spare

not taken up by scheduled activities

a free hour between classes; spare time on my hands

(adj) complimentary, costless, gratis, gratuitous

costing nothing

complimentary tickets; free admission

(adv) loose

without restraint

cows in India are running loose

(noun) free people

people who are free

the home of the free and the brave

(verb) release, unblock, unfreeze

make (assets) available

release the holdings in the dictator's bank account

(verb) justify, absolve

let off the hook

I absolve you from this responsibility

(verb) disengage

free or remove obstruction from

free a path across the cluttered floor

(verb) dislodge

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

(verb) release, liberate

release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition

(verb) give up, release, relinquish, resign

part with a possession or right

I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest; resign a claim to the throne

(verb) disembarrass, rid

relieve from

Rid the house of pests

(verb) release, liberate, loose, unloose, unloosen

grant freedom to; free from confinement

(verb) discharge

free from obligations or duties

(verb) release

make (information) available for publication

release the list with the names of the prisoners

(verb) relieve, exempt

grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to

She exempted me from the exam