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free

free

 
 
pronunciation:
fri
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, verb
phrases:
for free
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: freer, freest
definition 1: not held back or under the control of another person.
The prisoner forgot what it was like to be free.
similar words:
loose
definition 2: having a type of government that is controlled by all the people and that gives rights to all the people.
We are lucky to live in a free nation.
synonyms:
independent, self-governing
definition 3: without cost.
That store gives a free balloon to every child.
similar words:
voluntary
definition 4: empty; not in use.
Is this seat free?
synonyms:
available, vacant
antonyms:
occupied
similar words:
clear, open
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: freer, freest
definition: without being held back or under control.
The dog likes to run free.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: freed, freeing, frees
definition: to set loose; make free.
Jeremy freed the animal from the cage.
antonyms:
take
similar words:
rescue
phrase: for free
derivations: freely (adv.), freeness (n.)
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  • freely:
    in a free way.
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