Freedom Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Freedom

A right to engage in certain actions without control or interference by a government or other power:
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A city of western Missouri, a suburb of Kansas City. It was a starting point for the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails during the 1800s.
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The principle of equality of rights, opportunity, and treatment, or the practice of this principle
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A legal or moral entitlement.
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The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence
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Exemption from necessity
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The state or degree of being ready.
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A basic civil right, guaranteed by a government
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Loose rein, as of a horse
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The status of a citizen with its attendant duties, rights, and privileges.
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The freedom to exercise a right of personal autonomy or political expression or participation, such as the freedom of speech or religion, without governmental influence or limitation. See also civil right, liberty, and right.
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The state or quality of being lax.
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The characteristic or quality of being forthright
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Something chosen or available as a choice.
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Self-government.
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An enclosed ecosystem.
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A right, or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc, especially such a power to make a decision or judgement.
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A permission granted by government to perform an act or service regulated by law (for example, a license to fish or to practice law).
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Unrestricted power to act at one's own discretion; unconditional authority:
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Liberty of action
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Liberty of action
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Tolerance of other people's views, particularly in religious context.
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Plural form of privilege
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The act or process of trying to achieve equal rights and status.
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Immunity is defined as being able to resist a disease or medical condition or the freedom from punishment.
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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.
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Spontaneity is defined as the act or quality of acting without thinking in advance.
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Ample scope:
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A lottery, usually on the results of a sporting event, where players win if their randomly chosen team wins.
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The act or power of making up one's own mind about what to think or do, without outside influence or compulsion
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The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
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The act or manner of using a card, piece, or ball in a game or sport:
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Any of a genus (Agrostis) of dense, low-growing perennial grasses that spread by putting out runners and are often used for lawns and golf greens
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Room or opportunity for freedom of action or thought; free play
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The status, dominion, rule, or power of a sovereign
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Government of a group by the action of its own members, as in electing representatives to make its laws
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Exemption from necessity
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A varying degree or amount of freedom or flexibility; margin, latitude, elbowroom.
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The state of being willing
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The right to vote at a public election.
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Unrestrained freedom of action or emotion; surrender to one's impulses
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The quality of having options. "I have some flexibility."
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Political liberty
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The process of being restored or made new for the purpose of becoming saved; the process of being rid of the old poor quality conditions and becoming improved.
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Selection, array.
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Lack of restraint; the quality of being unrestrained.
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A production quantity in a factory.
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The physical means or contrivances to make something (especially a public service) possible; the required equipment, infrastructure, location etc. [from 19th c.]
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(Photography) The extent to which a light-sensitive material can be over- or underexposed and still achieve an acceptable result.
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Exemption from necessity
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A freeing or being freed from slavery; emancipation
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(Ecclesiastical history) The principle that each individual religious congregation is from any external ecclesiastical control, as by a bishop.
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Frankness or sincerity of expression; openness.
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Plural form of franchise
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Plural form of immunity
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The process of removing constraints, especially government-imposed economic regulation.
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(Literally uncountable) Good breeding; nobility of stock.
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The state of being frank; candour; honesty.
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Freedom provided by the cessation of activities.
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Something indulged in:
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Freedom from constraint.
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Antonyms for Freedom

The state of being subjected.
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The state of being beholden to external influences.
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Slavery is someone owning another person.
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Serfdom or slavery
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One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
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Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
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Lack of personal freedom, as to act as one chooses.
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The agency or apparatus through which a governing individual or body functions and exercises authority.
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Lying-in, time of giving birth
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(Psychology) The unconscious exclusion of painful impulses, desires, or fears from the conscious mind.
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Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
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The state or period of being imprisoned, confined, or enslaved.
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(Botany) The failure of an organ or part to develop.
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A reservation of public land:
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The definition of a subordination is a lower position than another, placement of a person to a lower position, or treatment as if they are in a lower position.
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The definition of a restriction is a limitation.
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A confinement in a place, especially a prison.
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A restriction.
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A legally enforceable obligation.
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A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
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Any theory or system characterized by the ownership or sharing of all property by the community as a whole
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Words Related to Freedom

(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
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The power, right, or liberty to choose; option:
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The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
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An informal act
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The state of being dependent, of relying upon another.
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Ease of or space for movement
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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
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