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Another word for freedom

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Noun
  1. Departure from normal rules or procedures

      1. Official or legal permission to engage in a regulated activity:
      2. A document, card, plate, or tag that is issued as proof of official or legal permission:
      3. A contract allowing someone to use a proprietary product or service:
      1. The condition of being free from confinement, servitude, or forced labor.
      2. The condition of being free from oppressive restriction or control by a government or other power.
      3. A right to engage in certain actions without control or interference by a government or other power:
    See also:

    restraint

  2. The state of not being in confinement or servitude

    See also:

    free

  3. The condition of being politically free

  4. Ease of or space for movement

    See also:

    tighten

Another word for freedom

Noun
  1. Political liberty

  2. Exemption from necessity

      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. The drift of a ship or aircraft to leeward of the course being steered.
      2. A margin of freedom or variation, as of activity, time, or expenditure; latitude.
      1. An economic doctrine that opposes governmental regulation of or interference in commerce beyond the minimum necessary for a free-enterprise system to operate according to its own economic laws.
      2. Noninterference in the affairs of others.
      1. Unlimited freedom to act or make decisions:
      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
      1. Altered from an originally straight or even condition:
      2. Determined to take a course of action:
      3. Corrupt; venal.
      1. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
      2. The opportunity or possibility to function or be active:
      3. The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
      1. The angular distance north or south of the earth's equator, measured in degrees along a meridian, as on a map or globe.
      2. A region of the earth considered in relation to its distance from the equator:
      3. The angular distance of a celestial body north or south of the ecliptic.
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. Ease in moving, acting, or doing:
      2. An ability or talent; an aptitude:
      3. A building, room, array of equipment, or a number of such things, designed to serve a particular function:
      1. Free time when one is not working or attending to other duties.
      2. Relaxation or activities engaged in during such time:
      1. Lack of or freedom from restraint.
      1. The action or an instance of indulging:
      2. The state of being indulgent; tolerance:
      3. Something indulged in:
      1. Unrestricted power to act at one's own discretion; unconditional authority:
      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.
      2. The exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
      3. Of, arising from, or exercising a prerogative.
      1. Official or legal permission to engage in a regulated activity:
      2. A document, card, plate, or tag that is issued as proof of official or legal permission:
      3. A contract allowing someone to use a proprietary product or service:
      1. The condition of being free from confinement, servitude, or forced labor.
      2. The condition of being free from oppressive restriction or control by a government or other power.
      3. A right to engage in certain actions without control or interference by a government or other power:
      1. The quality or condition of being immune:
      2. Inherited, acquired, or induced resistance to infection by a specific pathogen.
      3. Exemption from certain generally applicable requirements of law or from certain liabilities, granted to special groups of people to facilitate the performance of their public functions:
      1. A special advantage, immunity, permission, right, or benefit granted to or enjoyed by an individual, class, or caste.
      2. Such an advantage, immunity, or right held as a prerogative of status or rank, and exercised to the exclusion or detriment of others.
      3. The principle of granting and maintaining a special right or immunity:
  3. Natural ease and facility

  4. Liberty of action

    See also:

    choice

Synonym Study

  • License implies freedom that consists in violating the usual rules, laws, or practices, either by consent poetic license or as an abuse of liberty slander is license of the tongue
  • Liberty , often interchangeable with freedom , strictly connotes past or potential restriction, repression, etc. civil liberties
  • Freedom , the broadest in scope of these words, implies the absence of hindrance, restraint, confinement, or repression freedom of speech