Synonyms of 'free'
provided without chargeThe seminars are free, with lunch provided.
He had complimentary tickets for the show.
for free (informal),
He did it for free.
He said he'd do the repairs for nothing.
Even unpaid work for charity is better than nothing.
She does it for love – not money.
free of charge,
on the house,
He brought them glasses of champagne on the house.
He provided gratuitous services for charity.
at no cost,
I'll give it you free, gratis and for nothing.
open or open source (computing)
able to act at willThe government will be free to pursue its economic policies.
, , ,
U.N. aid convoys have unimpeded access to the city.
at liberty, , , , , , ,
I'm not at liberty to say where it is, because the deal hasn't gone through yet.
disengaged, , , ,
Diane felt somewhat disengaged from those around her.
not enslaved or confinedAll the hostages are free.
There is no confirmation that he is at liberty.
He was chased by a loose dog.
The banks robber is still at large.
off the hook (slang),
on the loose
A man-eating lion is on the loose.
able to act at willI was young and free at the time.
My children will grow up resolute, independent and tough.
Unfettered free trade is an ideal, never achieved.
There was unrestrained joy on the faces of the people.
uncommitted, , , ,
The allegiance of uncommitted voters will be crucial.
not tied down
(of a person) not busyShe spent her free time shopping.
not occupied or in useThere's only one seat free on the train.
He is on holiday and is not available for comment.
This exercise will help you burn up any extra calories.
The room was bare and empty.
They don't have a lot of spare cash.
They came upon a vacant house.
Throw away any unused cream when it has reached the expiry date.
an uninhabited island in the North Pacific
The house was unoccupied at the time of the explosion.
not fixed or joinedWrap the free end of the strip over the second length of piping
They weren't always so free with their advice.
You're very generous with your money.
They thanked him for his liberal generosity.
American reviewers are lavish in their praise of this book.
He made large donations to numerous charitable organizations.
The people here are hospitable and welcoming.
You are prodigal of both your toil and your talent.
Their bountiful host was serving a variety of wonderful dishes.
The task was made easier by the unstinting help extended to me.
She was unsparing with her devotion to the team.
a munificent donation
(of a country) independentWe cannot survive as a free nation.
They declared themselves part of a new autonomous province.
a fully independent state
The country eventually returned to democratic rule.
a sovereign nation with its own languages and cultures
a self-governing province
West was the only daughter of an emancipated slave.
a confidential but free manner
Try to adopt a more relaxed manner.
She laughed and joked and made easy conversation with everyone.
Jan's sister was as natural and friendly as the rest of the family.
They had a frank discussion about the issue.
a liberal translation
the comfortable, familiar atmosphere
I bought casual clothes for the weekend.
The house has an informal atmosphere.
I joined in the spontaneous applause.
Everyone here has a really laid-back attitude.
easy-going (informal), ,
They have a very easy-going attitude to life.
a commanding and uninhibited entertainer
free and easy,
She had a free and easy approach.
uncensored mental images and unbidden thoughts
without obstruction or blockageThey have to ensure the free flow of traffic.
to release or liberateIt will free us of a whole lot of debt.
We called in a plumber to clear our blocked sink.
Mercifully, I was delivered from that pain.
cut loose, ,
Helicopters rescued nearly 20 people.
an attempt to rid the country of corruption
He felt relieved of a burden.
Companies with fewer than 55 employees would be exempted from these requirements.
a new female spiritual force to redeem the world
The same system was used for ransoming or exchanging captives.
Emergency workers tried to extricate the survivors from the wreckage.
to release or liberateThey are going to free more prisoners.
He was released from custody the next day.
How committed is the leadership to liberating its people from poverty?
set free, , ,
You are being discharged on medical grounds.
Then he unleashed his own, unstoppable attack.
Nicholas untied the boat from her mooring.
the war which preserved the Union and emancipated the slaves
set at liberty, , , ,
to remove obstructions or impediments fromIt took firefighters two hours to free us.
They are looking at ways to disentangle him from this situation.
He gently disengaged himself from his sister's tearful embrace.
Detach the bottom part from the form and keep it for reference.
Police moved in to separate the two groups.
He loosed his grip on the rifle.
He could unravel knots that others could not even attempt.
He disconnected the bottle from the overhead hook.
trying to untangle several reels of film
See for free
See free and easy
See free of or from
Free at last, Free at last
Thank God Almighty
I'm Free at last – Spiritual, quoted on his tomb]The free way of life proposes ends, but it does not prescribe means – The Pursuit of Justice]I am condemned to be free – L'Être et le néant]The thoughts of a prisoner - they're not free either. They keep returning to the same things – One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich]
The best things in life are freeThere's no such thing as a free lunch
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in the sense of at large
(of a dangerous criminal or wild animal) out of captivityThe banks robber is still at large.
in the sense of bountiful
giving freelyTheir bountiful host was serving a variety of wonderful dishes.
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