Synonyms of 'release'
to free (a person or animal) from captivity or imprisonmentHe was released from custody the next day.
They are going to free more prisoners.
How committed is the leadership to liberating its people from poverty?
Mercifully, I was delivered from that pain.
He loosed his grip on the rifle.
I managed to undo a corner of the parcel.
Emergency workers tried to extricate the survivors from the wreckage.
Nicholas untied the boat from her mooring.
He gently disengaged himself from his sister's tearful embrace.
emancipate, , ,
the war which preserved the Union and emancipated the slaves
turn loose, , , , ,
to free (someone) from obligation or dutyHe wants to be released from any promise between us.
He was acquitted of disorderly behaviour by magistrates.
She was excused from her duties for the day.
Companies with fewer than 55 employees would be exempted from these requirements.
dispense, , ,
No-one is dispensed from collaborating in this task.
The judicial inquiry absolved the soldiers.
Humour is wonderful for releasing tension.
to allow news or information to be made public or availableThey're not releasing any more details yet.
He issued a statement denying the allegations.
The paper did not publish his name for legal reasons.
make known, ,
present, , , , ,
presenting a new product or service to the market-place
Public employees are circulating a petition calling for his reinstatement.
The press plays a critical part in disseminating news and information.
to give out heat, energy, radiation, etc.a weapon that releases toxic nerve gas
the act of freeing or state of being freedthe secret negotiations necessary to secure the release of the hostages
Passover recalls the liberation from slavery in Egypt.
All hostages and detainees would gain their freedom.
Three convictions meant three months' loss of liberty.
The doctors began to discuss his discharge from hospital.
the emancipation of slaves in the nineteenth century
their sudden deliverance from war
The country's manumission began in 1762.
The news will come as a great relief.
a blessed release from the obligation to work
a statement to the pressa meeting held after the release of the report
releases of cancer-causing chemicals
emission, , ,
the emission of gases such as carbon dioxide
They study energy radiation from the most violent stars in the universe.
discharge, , ,
They develop a fever and a watery discharge from the eyes.
The ejaculation of seminal fluid is neither harmful nor abnormal.
These plants give off a poisonous exhalation at night.
The human body is surrounded by an aura of infrared emanations.
giving off or out
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in the sense of absolution
She felt as if his words had granted her absolution.
in the sense of absolve
to declare to be free from blame or sinThe judicial inquiry absolved the soldiers.
in the sense of album
a long-playing recordHe has a large collection of blues albums.
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