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freeing

 
Noun freeing has 1 sense
  1. liberation, release, freeing - the act of liberating someone or something
    --1 is a kind of accomplishment, achievement
    --1 has particulars:
     jail delivery; deregulation, deregulating; relief; unsnarling, untangling, disentanglement, extrication; emancipation; clearing; manumission; parole; probation
    Derived forms: verb free6, 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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