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free
free [adj1] without charge chargeless, comp*, complimentary, costless, for love*, for nothing*, freebie*, free of cost, free ride*, gratis, gratuitous, handout, on the cuff*, on the house*, paper*, unpaid, unrecompensed; concept 334 —Ant. costly, expensive, high-priced, priced free [adj2] unrestrained personally able, allowed, at large, at liberty, casual, clear, disengaged, easy, escaped, familiar, fancyfree*, footloose*, forward, frank, free-spirited, free-wheeling, independent, informal, lax, liberal, liberated, loose, off the hook*, on one’s own*, on the loose*, open, permitted, relaxed, unattached, uncommitted, unconfined, unconstrained, unengaged, unfettered, unhampered, unimpeded, unobstructed, unregulated, unrestricted, untrammeled; concepts 401,542 —Ant. bound, confined, hindered, limited, restrained free [adj3] unrestrained politically at liberty, autarchic, autonomic, autonomous, democratic, emancipated, enfranchised, freed, independent, individualistic, liberated, self-directing, selfgoverning, self-ruling, separate, sovereign, sui juris, unconstrained, unenslaved, unregimented; concepts 319,536 —Ant. barred, bound, enslaved, prevented, suppressed free [adj4] not busy; unoccupied at leisure, available, clear, empty, extra, idle, loose, not tied down*, spare, unemployed, unengaged, unhampered, unimpeded, uninhabited, unobstructed, unused, vacant; concept 485 —Ant. busy, occupied, scheduled, tied-up free [adj5] generous, unsparing big, bighearted*, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, eager, handsome, hospitable, lavish, liberal, munificent, open-handed*, prodigal, unstinging, willing; concept 404 —Ant. mean, niggardly, tight-fisted free [v1] liberate, let go absolve, acquit, bail, bail out*, clear, cut loose*, deliver, demobilize, discharge, disengage, disenthrall, disimprison, dismiss, emancipate, enfranchise, extricate, let loose*, let off*, let off the hook*, let out, loose, loosen, manumit, pardon, parole, put on the street*, ransom, redeem, release, relieve, reprieve, rescue, save, set free, spring*, turn loose, turn out, unbind, uncage, unchain, undo, unfetter, unfix, unleash, untie; concept 127 —Ant. confine, enslave, hold, incarcerate, restrain free [v2] take burden from cast off, clear, cut loose, decontaminate, deliver, discharge, disembarrass, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, empty, excuse, exempt, extricate, put off, ransom, redeem, relieve, rescue, rid, unburden, undo, unlade, unload, unpack, unshackle; concepts 110,211 —Ant. burden, compel, limit, suppress

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  • Free — (fr[=e]), a. [Compar. {Freer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Freest} ( [e^]st).] [OE. fre, freo, AS. fre[ o], fr[=i]; akin to D. vrij, OS. & OHG. fr[=i], G. frei, Icel. fr[=i], Sw. & Dan. fri, Goth. freis, and also to Skr. prija beloved, dear, fr. pr[=i] to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Free — may refer to: Free will Political freedom Economic freedom Something given or supplied without payment (gratis) Gratis versus Libre, the distinction between the two meanings above Free may also refer to: Contents 1 Arts and philosophy …   Wikipedia

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  • free — [frē] adj. freer, freest [ME fre < OE freo, not in bondage, noble, glad, illustrious, akin to Ger frei, Du vrij < IE base * prei , to be fond of, hold dear > FRIEND, Sans priyá , dear, desired] 1. a) not under the control of some other… …   English World dictionary

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  • free — adj Free, independent, sovereign, autonomous, autarchic, autarkic are comparable when they mean not subject to the rule or control of another. The same differences in implications and connotations are found in their corresponding nouns freedom,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • free — (izg. frȋ) prid. <indekl.> DEFINICIJA 1. trg. koji je bez obaveza, dopušten, na kojem nema zapreka, koji nije vezan, kojeg ništa ne sprečava u djelovanju; slobodan, usp. franko 2. pravn. ekon. dio klauzule obveznih ugovora ili ponuda,… …   Hrvatski jezični portal