Synonyms of free
1 complimentaryDictionary • The seminars are free, with lunch provided.
complimentary • He had complimentary tickets for the show.
for free (informal) • He did it for free.
for nothing • He said he'd do the repairs for nothing.
unpaid • Even unpaid work for charity is better than nothing.
for love • She does it for love - not money.
free of charge
on the house • He brought them glasses of champagne on the house.
gratuitous • He provided gratuitous services for charity.
at no cost
gratis • I'll give it you free, gratis and for nothing.
buckshee (British, slang)
open or open source (computing)
2 allowed • The government will be free to pursue its economic policies.
unimpeded • 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.
3 at libertyDictionary • All the hostages are free.
at liberty • There is no confirmation that he is at liberty.
loose • He was chased by a loose dog.
at large • The man who tried to have her killed is still at large.
off the hook (slang)
on the loose • A man-eating lion is on the loose.
4 independentDictionary • I was young, free and single at the time.
independent • There were benefits to being a single, independent woman.
unfettered • Unfettered free trade is an ideal, never achieved.
unrestrained • There was unrestrained joy on the faces of the people.
uncommitted • The allegiance of uncommitted voters will be crucial.
not tied down
5 non-working • She spent her free time shopping.
unemployed • Have you been unemployed for over six months?
idle • Employees have been idle for almost a month now.
unoccupied • Portraits of unoccupied youths and solitary females predominate.
6 availableDictionary • There's only one seat free on the train.
available • He is on holiday and is not available for comment.
extra • This exercise will help you burn up any extra calories.
empty • The room was bare and empty.
spare • They don't have a lot of spare cash.
vacant • They came upon a vacant house.
unused • Throw away any unused cream when it has reached the expiry date.
uninhabited • an uninhabited island in the North Pacific
unoccupied • The house was unoccupied at the time of the explosion.
7 unattachedDictionary • Wrap the free end of the strip over the second length of piping
loose • A page came loose and floated onto the tiles.
8 generousDictionary • They weren't always so free with their advice. often with of or with
generous • He's very generous with his money.
liberal • They thanked him for his liberal generosity.
lavish • American reviewers are lavish in their praise of this book.
charitable • He made large donations to numerous charitable organizations.
hospitable • The locals are hospitable and welcoming.
prodigal • You are prodigal of both your toil and your talent.
bountiful • Their bountiful host was bringing brandy, whisky and liqueurs.
unstinting • The task was made easier by the unstinting help extended to me.
unsparing • He was unsparing with his devotion to the team.
munificent • a munificent donation
, mingy (informal)
9 autonomousDictionary • We cannot survive as a free nation.
autonomous • They declared themselves part of a new autonomous province.
independent • a fully independent state
democratic • Bolivia returned to democratic rule in 1982.
sovereign • The Russian Federation declared itself to be a sovereign republic.
self-governing • a self-governing province
emancipated • West was the only daughter of an emancipated slave.
10 relaxedDictionary • a confidential but free manner
relaxed • Try to adopt a more relaxed manner.
easy • She laughed and joked and made easy conversation with everyone.
natural • Jan's sister was as natural and friendly as the rest of the family.
frank • They had a frank discussion about the issue.
liberal • a liberal translation
familiar • the comfortable, familiar atmosphere
casual • I bought casual clothes for the weekend.
informal • The house has an informal atmosphere.
spontaneous • I joined in the spontaneous applause.
laid-back (informal) • Everyone here has a really laid-back attitude.
easy-going (informal) • They have a very easy-going attitude to life.
uninhibited • a commanding and uninhibited entertainer
free and easy • He had a free and easy approach.
unbidden • uncensored mental images and unbidden thoughts
1 clearDictionary • It will free us of a whole lot of debt. often with of or from
clear • We called in a plumber to clear our blocked sink.
deliver • I thank God for delivering me from that pain.
rescue • Helicopters rescued nearly 20 people.
rid • an attempt to rid the country of corruption
relieve • He felt relieved of a burden.
exempt • Companies with fewer than 55 employees would be exempted from these requirements.
redeem • a new female spiritual force to redeem the world
ransom • The same system was used for ransoming or exchanging captives.
extricate • Emergency workers tried to extricate the survivors from the wreckage.
2 releaseDictionary • They are going to free more prisoners.
release • He was released from custody the next day.
liberate • How committed is the leadership to liberating its people from poverty?
discharge • You are being discharged on medical grounds.
unleash • Then he unleashed his own, unstoppable attack.
untie • Nicholas untied the boat from her mooring.
emancipate • the war which preserved the Union and emancipated the slaves
set at liberty
3 disentangleDictionary • It took firemen two hours to free him.
disentangle • They are looking at ways to disentangle him from this situation.
disengage • He gently disengaged himself from his sister's tearful embrace.
detach • Detach the bottom part from the form and keep it for reference.
separate • Police moved in to separate the two groups.
loose • He loosed his grip on the rifle.
unravel • He could unravel knots that others could not even attempt.
disconnect • He disconnected the bottle from the overhead hook.
untangle • trying to untangle several reels of film
PHRASES:▷ for free
IDIOM:▷ free and easy
PROVERBS:The best things in life are free
There's no such thing as a free lunch
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