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Free

adverb

1) Freely; willingly.

2) Without charge; as, children admitted free.

3) To make free; to set at liberty; to rid of that which confines, limits, embarrasses, oppresses, etc.; to release; to disengage; to clear; -- followed by from, and sometimes by off; as, to free a captive or a slave; to be freed of these inconveniences.

4) To remove, as something that confines or bars; to relieve from the constraint of.

5) To frank.

superl.

1) Exempt from subjection to the will of others; not under restraint, control, or compulsion; able to follow one's own impulses, desires, or inclinations; determining one's own course of action; not dependent; at liberty.

2) Not under an arbitrary or despotic government; subject only to fixed laws regularly and fairly administered, and defended by them from encroachments upon natural or acquired rights; enjoying political liberty.

3) Liberated, by arriving at a certain age, from the control of parents, guardian, or master.

4) Not confined or imprisoned; released from arrest; liberated; at liberty to go.

5) Not subjected to the laws of physical necessity; capable of voluntary activity; endowed with moral liberty; -- said of the will.

6) Clear of offense or crime; guiltless; innocent.

7) Unconstrained by timidity or distrust; unreserved; ingenuous; frank; familiar; communicative.

8) Unrestrained; immoderate; lavish; licentious; -- used in a bad sense.

9) Not close or parsimonious; liberal; open-handed; lavish; as, free with his money.

10) Exempt; clear; released; liberated; not encumbered or troubled with; as, free from pain; free from a burden; -- followed by from, or, rarely, by of.

11) Characteristic of one acting without restraint; charming; easy.

12) Ready; eager; acting without spurring or whipping; spirited; as, a free horse.

13) Invested with a particular freedom or franchise; enjoying certain immunities or privileges; admitted to special rights; -- followed by of.

14) Thrown open, or made accessible, to all; to be enjoyed without limitations; unrestricted; not obstructed, engrossed, or appropriated; open; -- said of a thing to be possessed or enjoyed; as, a free school.

15) Not gained by importunity or purchase; gratuitous; spontaneous; as, free admission; a free gift.

16) Not arbitrary or despotic; assuring liberty; defending individual rights against encroachment by any person or class; instituted by a free people; -- said of a government, institutions, etc.

17) Certain or honorable; the opposite of base; as, free service; free socage.

18) Privileged or individual; the opposite of common; as, a free fishery; a free warren.

19) Not united or combined with anything else; separated; dissevered; unattached; at liberty to escape; as, free carbonic acid gas; free cells.

Example Sentences for

Free

1) Such a relationship is binding, fateful and eternal (Lawrence has no time for personal choice or socalled Free love), at the same time as it somehow leaves you entirely Free.
2) The initial program was Free , and was available for download through an executable online download installer , which would download the files directly to the computer during installation
3) Mr Noah Claypole: receiving a Free pardon from the Crown in consequence of being admitted approver against Fagin: and considering his profession not altogether as safe a one as he could wish: was, for some little time, at a loss 638 Oliver Twist for the means of a livelihood, not burdened with too much work.
4) Unchanged in all his boyish graces, young William, now a man, was never known to infringe upon the statutes of good-breeding; even though sincerity, his own Free will, duty to his neighbour, with many other plebeian virtues and privileges, were the sacrifice, (vol.
5) The Free City included the city of Danzig and over two hundred nearby towns , villages , and settlements , all of which had been a part of the German Empire before then
6) IVES 107 it is not only possible, but perfectly practicable, and highly natural, for men to associate with most fraternal union, happiness, peace, and virtue, were but all distinction of rank and riches wholly abol­ ished; were all the false wants of luxury, which are the necessary offspring of individual property, cut off; were all equally obliged to labour for the wants of nature, and for nothing more; and were they all afterward to unite, and to employ the remainder of their time, which would then be ample, in the promotion of art and science, and in the search of wisdom and truth! (p 209) It seems obvious to Anna that it is perfectly practicable, and highly natural for men to live together without distinctions of rank or wealth, pooling their resources and devoting their abundant Free time to the study of truth; only lack of clear­ sightedness, remediable by further education in the ways of men and morals, prevents the mass of mankind from enjoying such a state.
7) Now think about what it would be like to be Free of those limitations.
8) The opposite of Free will is determinism
9) I outlined the situation to them and asked them to tell their troops that everyone in the company was Free to move into the stasis field.
10) Jumping is an apt image of this process (there are several jumps in Conrad’s fiction), since to jump is a Free decision which, once taken, hands you over to the determining forces of gravity.
11) In order to do so, witchcraft demanded that he first become a Teacher, and that he never infringe the one limitation placed on all Teachers of the Tradition of the Moon: never to interfere with another person’s Free will.
12) (In a sense, there can be no more Free an action than that performed at the point of death, since you will not be around to be effected by the consequences.)
13) Before the switch to standard times , each local municipality was Free to determine its own local time , called local mean time
14) As we have seen, it tends snobbishly to disown its down-at-heel parent, Nature; but in doing so it can cultivate the resources to indulge in friendship, art, the intellect and humanity as ends in themselves, Free of the exigencies which disfigure human affections at the Heights.
15) In my response to the efficiency report that ended my career, I listed my ascending priorities as follows: “I am a soldier, a physician, a citizen of the United States, and a Free man upon the earth
16) Oxidation reactions can produce Free radicals
17) Naomi Internet Filter , Free advanced Internet filtering program
18) I was reasonably certain he would have seven Free berths, since the normal crew for a combat mission was only three.
19) AbiWord is a Free and open source software word processor
20) What wonder that we ëFree spiritssare not exactly the most communicative spirits? that we do not wish to betray in every respect WHAT a spirit can Free itself from, and WHERE perhaps it will then be driven?
21) As the editor may have been trying to avoid potential user confusion due to the forward reference to the gallery , it is now here , with very small thumbnails in the subsection referencing the base image - This is so that a user may initial see a reasonably sized image without having to click on the thumbnail to see the details , and the framed small image is a reference to the gallery image -LRB- although not linked for local article traversal -RRB- If you have a suggestion for improvement in this area please feel Free to comment in this article talk or to my -LRB- Leonard G. -RRB- user talk
22) The observer in one sense sees less, since participation is a form of knowledge; but in another sense sees more, being Free of the partisan interests and self-delusions of those within the game.
23) I d speak for Free just for the experience.
24) Cook Islands -LRB- self-governing state in Free association with New Zealand -RRB-
25) When he saw Freddy Malins coming across the room to visit his mother Gabriel left the chair Free for him and retired into the embrasure of the window.
26) Released under the terms of the GNU General Public License , Pidgin is Free software
27) It allows users with accounts at Google to store and share 1 GB of photos for Free
28) It is Free and open source
29) And then he spoke—a minute sooner or a minute later might have made all the difference in the world to three lives —but chance stepped in and pointed out to Clayton the psychological moment. ‘You are Free now, Jane,she said.
30) Niue -LRB- self-governing state in Free association with New Zealand -RRB-