Another word for free
Not restricted politically
sovereign, independent, liberated, autonomous, freed, released, delivered, emancipated, freeborn, enjoying democracy, enjoying political independence, democratic, self-governing, self-directing, autarkic, not subject to regulation, released from bondage, self-ruling, enfranchised, unenslaved, unregimented, unregulated, deregulated, decontrolled.
Antonyms enslaved, subject, bound.
Not restricted in space; said of persons
unconfined, unconstrained, at large, loose, cast loose, clear of, escaped, let out, let off, unshackled, unfettered, scot-free, free as air, free as a bird, free to come and go, unoccupied, at liberty, at leisure, unengaged, disengaged, available, not tied down, footloose and fancy-free*, on the loose*.
Not restricted in space; said of things
unimpeded, unobstructed, unhampered, unrestricted, unattached, loose, not held fast, unfastened, clear, open, unentangled, unengaged, disengaged, unoccupied, vacant, available, extricated, untrammeled, clear of, devoid of.
Given without charge
Not restricted in speech or conduct
To set loose
liberate, release, discharge, deliver, save, emancipate, rescue, extricate, loose, loosen, unfix, unbind, disengage, undo, set free, set at liberty, let out, let go, let loose, bail out, turn loose, cut loose, relieve, reprieve, restore, absolve, acquit, dismiss, pardon, clear, exonerate, enfranchise, affranchise, ransom, redeem, unfetter, unbind, unshackle, manumit, unchain, disentangle, disenthrall, disimprison, demobilize, untie, unlock, unhand, unbar, let out of prison, parole, open the cage, spring*.
To clear of obstruction or entanglement
free is the general term meaning to set loose from any sort of restraint, entanglement, burden, etc. to free a convict, one's conscience, etc.; release, more or less interchangeable with free, stresses a setting loose from confinement, literally or figuratively release me from my promise; liberate emphasizes the state of liberty into which the freed person or thing is brought to liberate prisoners of war; emancipate refers to a freeing from the bondage of slavery or of social institutions or conventions regarded as equivalent to slavery emancipated from medieval superstition; discharge implies a being permitted to leave that which confines or restrains discharged at last from the army
Another word for freeadjective
Able to move about at will without bounds or restraint:loose, unconfined, unrestrained. Idioms: at large, at liberty, free as a bird, on the loose. See free
Having political independence:autonomous, independent, self-governing, sovereign. See dependence, free
Lacking literal exactness:inexact, loose. See precise
Costing nothing:complimentary, gratis, gratuitous. Idiom: on the house. See money
Not spoken for or occupied:open, uninhabited, unoccupied, unreserved. See owned
Free from obstructions:clear, open, unblocked, unimpeded, unobstructed. See open
Speaking or spoken without reserve:free-spoken, outspoken, vocal. See restraint
Characterized by bounteous giving:freehanded, generous, handsome, lavish, liberal, munificent, openhanded, unsparing, unstinting. See give
Done by one's own choice:spontaneous, uncompelled, unforced, volitional, voluntary, willful. See willing
Freed from contact or connection:clear. See free, strike