Synonyms for free

Synonyms for (noun) free

Synonyms: free, free people

Definition: people who are free

Usage: the home of the free and the brave

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms for (verb) free

Synonyms: free, release, unblock, unfreeze

Definition: make (assets) available

Usage: release the holdings in the dictator's bank account

Similar words: supply, issue

Definition: circulate or distribute or equip with

Usage: issue a new uniform to the children; supply blankets for the beds


Synonyms: free, justify, absolve

Definition: let off the hook

Usage: I absolve you from this responsibility

Similar words: forgive

Definition: stop blaming or grant forgiveness

Usage: I forgave him his infidelity; She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday


Synonyms: free, dislodge

Definition: remove or force out from a position

Usage: 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

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: free, release, liberate

Definition: release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition

Similar words: bring forth, generate

Definition: bring into existence

Usage: The new manager generated a lot of problems; The computer bug generated chaos in the office; The computer generated this image; The earthquake generated a tsunami


Synonyms: give up, free, release, relinquish, resign

Definition: part with a possession or right

Usage: I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest; resign a claim to the throne

Similar words: hand, give, reach, pass, pass on, turn over

Definition: place into the hands or custody of

Usage: hand me the spoon, please; Turn the files over to me, please; He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers


Synonyms: free, release

Definition: make (information) available for publication

Usage: release the list with the names of the prisoners

Similar words: supply, issue

Definition: circulate or distribute or equip with

Usage: issue a new uniform to the children; supply blankets for the beds

Synonyms for (adjective) free

Synonyms: liberal, loose, free

Definition: not literal

Usage: a loose interpretation of what she had been told; a free translation of the poem

Similar words: inexact

Definition: not exact


Synonyms: free, destitute, devoid, barren, innocent

Definition: completely wanting or lacking

Usage: writing barren of insight; young recruits destitute of experience; innocent of literary merit; the sentence was devoid of meaning

Similar words: nonexistent

Definition: not having existence or being or actuality

Usage: chimeras are nonexistent


Synonyms: free

Definition: unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion

Usage: free expansion; free oxygen; a free electron

Similar words: liberated

Definition: (of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination


Similar words: unbound

Definition: not held in chemical or physical combination


Synonyms: detached, free

Definition: not fixed in position

Usage: the detached shutter fell on him; he pulled his arm free and ran

Similar words: unfixed

Definition: not firmly placed or set or fastened


Synonyms: free

Definition: able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint

Usage: 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

Similar words: escaped, loose, at large, on the loose

Definition: having escaped, especially from confinement

Usage: a convict still at large; searching for two escaped prisoners; dogs loose on the streets; criminals on the loose in the neighborhood


Similar words: autonomous, sovereign, self-governing, independent

Definition: (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces

Usage: an autonomous judiciary; a sovereign state


Similar words: uncommitted, available

Definition: not busy; not otherwise committed

Usage: he was not available for comment; he was available and willing to accompany her


Similar words: atrip, aweigh

Definition: (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom


Similar words: clear

Definition: free from contact or proximity or connection

Usage: we were clear of the danger; the ship was clear of the reef


Similar words: emancipated, liberated

Definition: free from traditional social restraints

Usage: an emancipated young woman pursuing her career; a liberated lifestyle


Similar words: footloose

Definition: free to go or do as one pleases

Usage: Americans have always been a footloose people always moving on; a footloose young man eager to see the big city


Similar words: out-of-school

Definition: not attending school and therefore free to work

Usage: opportunities for out-of-school youth


Similar words: unconfined, unimprisoned

Definition: free from confinement or physical restraint


Similar words: unconstrained

Definition: free from constraint

Usage: he was unconstrained by any of the sanctions of polite society; the dog was unconstrained; idle, unconstrained gossip


Similar words: unhampered

Definition: not held in check or subject to control

Usage: unhampered dissemination of news; this would give black people the opportunity to live unhampered by racism


Similar words: unrestricted

Definition: free of restrictions on conduct

Usage: I had unrestricted access


Synonyms: free

Definition: not held in servitude

Usage: after the Civil War he was a free man

Similar words: freeborn

Definition: born free of free parents


Similar words: free-soil, non-slave, slaveless

Definition: where slavery was prohibited

Usage: a free-soil state


Synonyms: free

Definition: not occupied or in use

Usage: a free locker; a free lane

Similar words: unoccupied

Definition: not held or filled or in use

Usage: an unoccupied telephone booth; unoccupied hours


Synonyms: free, spare

Definition: not taken up by scheduled activities

Usage: a free hour between classes; spare time on my hands

Similar words: unoccupied

Definition: not held or filled or in use

Usage: an unoccupied telephone booth; unoccupied hours


Synonyms: complimentary, costless, free, gratis, gratuitous

Definition: costing nothing

Usage: complimentary tickets; free admission

Similar words: unpaid

Definition: not paid

Usage: unpaid wages; an unpaid bill