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freer (See free)
1 able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice" [ant: unfree]
2 unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron" [ant: bound]
3 costing nothing; "complimentary tickets" [syn: complimentary, costless, gratis(p), gratuitous]
4 not occupied or in use; "a free locker"; "a free lane"
5 not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran" [syn: detached]
6 not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man" [ant: slave(a)]
7 not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands" [syn: spare]
8 not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem" [syn: loose, liberal] n : people who are free; "the home of the free and the brave" [syn: free people] adv : without restraint; "cows in India are running loose" [syn: loose]


1 grant freedom to; free from confinement [syn: liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose] [ant: confine]
2 relieve from; "Rid the the house of pests" [syn: rid, disembarrass]
3 remove or force out from a position; "The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums"; "He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble" [syn: dislodge] [ant: lodge]
4 grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam" [syn: exempt, relieve] [ant: enforce]
5 make (information) available publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners" [syn: release]
6 free from obligations or duties [syn: discharge]
7 free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor" [syn: disengage] [ant: obstruct]
8 let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility" [syn: absolve, justify] [ant: blame]
9 part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne" [syn: release, relinquish, resign, give up]
10 make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account" [syn: unblock, unfreeze, release] [ant: freeze, freeze] [also: freest, freer]

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  1. comparative of free

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