unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron"
let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran"
free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"
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"
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"
not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man"
release (gas or energy) as a result of a chem
(music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
grant freedom to; free from confinement
a formal written statement of relinquishment
make (information) available for publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
the act of allowing a fluid to escape
activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film); "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"