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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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