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free

(At no charge), adjective complimentary, costing nothing, costless, expenseless, for nothing, given, given away, gratis, gratuitous, gratuitus, not charged for, provided without charge, unbought, uncharged, unpaid, untaxed, without cost
Associated concepts: free on board

free

(Enjoying civil liberty), adjective autonomic, autonomous, democratic, emancipated, enjoying liberty, exempt from external authority, franchised, freed, independent, liberated, manumitted, not enslaved, not in bondage, not subject to regulation, reeoved from bondage, saved from bondage, self-directing, self-governing, self-ruling, sovereign, sua sponte, sua volunnate, unenslaved, unenthralled, unsubjected
Associated concepts: free access, free press, free speech
Foreign phrases: A piratis aut latronibus capti liberi perranent.Persons taken by robbers remain free.

free

(Not restricted), adjective at large, at liberty, cast loose, clear from, disengaged, immune from restriction, let out, liber, liberated, loose, privileged, solutus, unattached, unbound, unbridled, uncaught, unchained, unchecked, uncoerced, unconfined, uncurbed, unfastened, unfettered, unfixed, unhampered, unimpeded, unobstructed, unpent, unprevented, unqualified, unreined, unrestrained, unshackled, untied, untrammeled
Associated concepts: free and voluntary, free enterprise, free from encumbrances, free press, free speech

free

(Relieved from a burden), adjective absolved, clear, cleared, delivered, disburdened, discharged, disembarrassed, disencumbered, disengaged, disentangled, dismissed, excused, exempted, exonerated, immunis, pardoned, paroled, quit of, ransomed, re liber, released, relieved, reprieved, rescued, rid, saved, set free, spared, unencumbered, unimpeded, vacuus
Associated concepts: free and clear, free from fault

free

verb absolve, acquit, affranchise, clear, come to the rescue, deliver, deliver from bondage, disburden, discharge, disembroil, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, dismiss, emancipate, enfranchise, exculpate, excuse, exempt, eximere, exonerate, extricate, forgive, franchise, give a reerieve, give absolution, grant a reprieve, grant amnesty, grant pardon, let escape, let go, let loose, let out, let out of prison, liberare, liberate, manumit, pardon, parole, privilege, purge, ransom, redeem, release, release from restraint, remit, rescue, save, set at large, set at liberty, set free, solvere, turn loose, unbind, unburden, unchain, unfasten, unfix, unimprison, unleash, unmanacle, unshackle, untie, vindicate
See also: absolve, alleviate, autonomous, clear, competitive, condone, discharge, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, dissociate, empty, enfranchise, exculpate, excuse, exempt, extricate, generous, gratis, gratuitous, immune, independent, liberal, liberate, licentious, open, parole, passable, philanthropic, promiscuous, release, relieve, remit, rescue, salacious, sovereign, spontaneous, unbound, unencumbered, unlimited, unpaid, unrestrained, unrestricted, unsolicited, vacant, void, voluntary

free

of a person, having personal rights or liberty; not enslaved or confined. Of property, not subject to payment of rent or performance of services (freehold) or not subject to any burden or charge, such as a mortgage or lien (unencumbered ).
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RIDICULOUS: Royal Mail missing out on vital cash from under-paid stamps on envelopes; SCAM: Royal Mail machines cannot detect stamp scam revealed by the Sunday Mercury; CHAOS: single delivery is putting pressure on posties, according to union officials; FIASCO: this is how we got our post completely free of charge, just by writing freepost on the envelope
For this appeal, we're asking for the support of the generous people of Merseyside to have a look around their homes for any old used mobile phones, no matter what condition, and printer cartridges and to send them in via our Freepost envelope.
He said: "In their literature PostOffice Ltd advise that correspondence should be addressed to: Steve Geraty, Network Development Manager, c/o National Consultation Team, FREEPOST CONSULTATION TEAM.
To make a claim, call 08457 740740 or write to Royal Mail Customer Service, Freepost, Colnebank House, 30 St Peter's Street, Colchester.
For the calendar or to send a donation, write to the FREEPOST address at:
Consumers who have any affected products should dispose of the contents and return the pack's best before date panel, with their own name and address, to Birds Eye Potatoes, Department 982W, Freepost, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8BR for a refund.
By mail order from Freemans, Freepost, SF488, Sheffield, SN2ZX.
There are five board vacancies to be filled and potential candidates must complete an election nomination form which can be found on the WST website before sending it to (with the candidate's statement) to the Secretary WST AGM, WST Freepost by Thursday May 15.
To register for the Mail Preference Service call 0845 703 4599, write to Mailing Preference Service, FREEPOST (LON20771), London, W1E 0ZT or visit www.
You can contact us at: Client Relations Service Freepost NEA9906, Middlesbrough TS2 1BR.
If you wish to add or remove names or make any other changes, update the form and return it in the freepost envelope as soon as possible.
You can drop your old phone in to your nearest Vodafone store or get a freepost recycling envelope by calling 1800 303136.