Definition of 'freely'

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Example sentences containing 'freely'

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They think it is one global world they should be able to move freely around. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The organisation monitors foreign media freely available on air, online or in print. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By making data sets freely available, people are more able to hold public bodies to account and challenge them. Computing (2010)The intention is that staff can move about freely and work from any part of the building as a result of the company's investment. Computing (2010)Not So Sleepy has tried a mile and a half once but raced far too freely to give himself a chance of staying. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The final reason that personal credit became so freely available is because of technology. Tondeur, Keith Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)The overwhelming love he received during his lifetime was given freely by rich and poor. The Sun (2016)We were talking freely about our experiences then and the problems that they still encountered at work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Tea and sugar would be freely available within two years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Roses will grow and flower more freely if given fertiliser. The Sun (2006)Maybe one day they will be allowed to drive and move freely without being answerable to anyone. The Sun (2012)Suggest you meet up somewhere you can talk freely. The Sun (2013)It has always welcomed foreigners and let them go about their business freely. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Our position on donations is that they should always be altruistic and freely given. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the rare client who can remember having been allowed dessert freely without a struggle. Bloom, Carol & Gitter, Andrea (contributor) & Gutwill, Susan (contributor) & Kogel, Laura (contributor) & Zaphiropoulos, Lela (contributor) Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)It is supposed to be freely given. Thomas Blaikie Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)And she may make it more freely without her mum breathing down her neck. The Sun (2014)In reality many consultants move freely between systems, providing clinical excellence to patients in both. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Meanwhile, facts are freely and legally available outside the courtroom. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

Synonyms of 'freely'

abundantly, liberally, lavishly, like water
openly, frankly, plainly, candidly
willingly, readily, voluntarily, spontaneously
easily, cleanly, loosely, smoothly
without restraint, voluntarily, willingly, unchallenged

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Translations for 'freely'

British English: freely ADVERB
repeatedly Freely means many times or in large quantities.
We have referred freely to his ideas.
  • American English: freely
  • Brazilian Portuguese: livremente
  • Chinese: 大量地
  • European Spanish: generosamente
  • French: librement
  • German: offen
  • Italian: liberamente
  • Japanese: 自由に
  • Korean: 자주
  • European Portuguese: livremente
  • Spanish: generosamente
British English: freely ADVERB
willingly If someone gives or does something freely, they give or do it willingly, without being ordered or forced to do it.
He shared his knowledge freely with anyone interested.
  • American English: freely
  • Brazilian Portuguese: livremente
  • Chinese: 自愿地
  • European Spanish: voluntariamente
  • French: volontiers
  • German: frei
  • Italian: liberamente
  • Japanese: 進んで
  • Korean: 자유롭게
  • European Portuguese: livremente
  • Spanish: voluntariamente


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