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Meaning of free

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: without restraint; "cows in India are running loose"
             [syn: {loose}, {free}]
      adj 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" [ant: {unfree}]
      2: unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not
         fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free
         expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron" [ant: {bound}]
      3: costing nothing; "complimentary tickets"; "free admission"
         [syn: {complimentary}, {costless}, {free}, {gratis(p)},
      4: not occupied or in use; "a free locker"; "a free lane"
      5: not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him";
         "he pulled his arm free and ran" [syn: {detached}, {free}]
      6: not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free
         man" [ant: {unfree}]
      7: not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between
         classes"; "spare time on my hands" [syn: {spare}, {free}]
      8: completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight";
         "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of
         literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning" [syn:
         {barren}, {destitute}, {devoid}, {free}, {innocent}]
      9: not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been
         told"; "a free translation of the poem" [syn: {free},
         {loose}, {liberal}]
      n 1: people who are free; "the home of the free and the brave"
           [syn: {free}, {free people}]
      v 1: grant freedom to; free from confinement [syn: {free},
           {liberate}, {release}, {unloose}, {unloosen}, {loose}]
           [ant: {confine}, {detain}]
      2: relieve from; "Rid the house of pests" [syn: {rid}, {free},
      3: 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" [syn: {dislodge}, {free}] [ant:
         {deposit}, {lodge}, {stick}, {wedge}]
      4: grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to;
         "She exempted me from the exam" [syn: {exempt}, {relieve},
         {free}] [ant: {apply}, {enforce}, {implement}]
      5: make (information) available for publication; "release the
         list with the names of the prisoners" [syn: {free},
      6: free from obligations or duties [syn: {free}, {discharge}]
      7: free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the
         cluttered floor" [syn: {free}, {disengage}] [ant: {block},
         {close up}, {impede}, {jam}, {obstruct}, {obturate},
      8: let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
         [syn: {absolve}, {justify}, {free}] [ant: {blame}, {fault}]
      9: part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my
         bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the
         throne" [syn: {release}, {relinquish}, {resign}, {free},
         {give up}]
      10: release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction
          or physical decomposition [syn: {release}, {free},
      11: make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the
          dictator's bank account" [syn: {unblock}, {unfreeze},
          {free}, {release}] [ant: {block}, {freeze}, {immobilise},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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