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Adjective free has 8 senses
  1. free - 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"
    Antonyms:
    unfree, adscript, adscripted, apprenticed, articled, bound, indentured, at bay, cornered, trapped, treed, captive, confined, imprisoned, jailed, entangled, serflike, nonautonomous, nonsovereign, prisonlike
  2. free - unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron"
    Antonyms:
    bound, conjugate, conjugated
  3. complimentary, costless, free, gratis, gratuitous - costing nothing; "complimentary tickets"
    Antonym: paid (indirect, via unpaid)
  4. free - not occupied or in use; "a free locker"; "a free lane"
    Antonym:
    occupied (indirect, via unoccupied)
  5. detached, free - not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran"
    Antonym: fixed (indirect, via unfixed)
  6. free - not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man"
    Antonyms:
    slave, bond, enslaved, enthralled, in bondage, slaveholding, servile
  7. spare, free - not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"
    Antonym: occupied (indirect, via unoccupied)
  8. free, loose, liberal - not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem"
    Antonym: exact (indirect, via inexact)
Adverbial free has 1 sense
  1. loose, free - without restraint; "cows in India are running loose"
Noun free has 1 sense
  1. free, free people - people who are free; "the home of the free and the brave"
    --1 is a kind of people
    Derived form: verb free1
Verb free has 10 senses
  1. free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose - grant freedom to; free from confinement
    Antonyms: confine, detain
    Derived forms: noun free1, noun freeing1
    Sample sentence:
    They want to free the prisoners
  2. rid, free, disembarrass - relieve from; "Rid the the house of pests"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody of something
  3. dislodge, free - 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"
    --3 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. exempt, relieve, free - grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  5. free, release - make (information) available publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
    --5 is one way to issue, supply
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. free, discharge - free from obligations or duties
    Derived form: noun freeing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  7. free, disengage - free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"
    Antonyms: obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  8. absolve, justify, free - let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
    --8 is one way to forgive
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody of something
  9. 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"
    --9 is one way to pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  10. unblock, unfreeze, free, release - make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"
    --10 is one way to issue, supply
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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