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Textual thesaurus for "release"

(noun) liberation, freeing

the act of liberating someone or something


(noun) tone ending

(music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone


(noun) discharge, waiver

a formal written statement of relinquishment


(noun) discharge, dismissal, dismission, sack, sacking, firing, liberation

the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)


(noun) spill, spillage

the act of allowing a fluid to escape


(noun) 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


(noun) button

a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism


(noun) acquittance

a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation


(noun) handout, press release

an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation


(noun) loss, exit, expiration, going, passing, departure

euphemistic expressions for death

thousands mourned his passing


(verb) secrete

generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids

secrete digestive juices; release a hormone into the blood stream


(verb) exhaust, expel, eject, discharge

eliminate (a substance)

combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas


(verb) free, unblock, unfreeze

make (assets) available

release the holdings in the dictator's bank account


(verb) publish, put out, bring out, issue

prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

publish a magazine or newspaper


(verb) turn

let (something) fall or spill from a container

turn the flour onto a plate


(verb) let go, let go of, relinquish

release, as from one's grip

Let go of the door handle, please!; relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall


(verb) free, liberate

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


(verb) give up, free, 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) liberate, loose, free, unloose, unloosen

grant freedom to; free from confinement


(verb) free

make (information) available for publication

release the list with the names of the prisoners