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To make free, as from confinement or oppression:
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  1. To make free, as from confinement or oppression:
  2. To clear of obstruction, entanglement, etc.; disengage
  3. To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Common misspelling of lose.
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  1. Common misspelling of lose.
  2. To make less strict; relax:
  3. To free from an obligation or responsibility; absolve
  1. To release.
  2. (Informal) Of sound, to emit.
  3. (Of clothing) To enlarge by adjusting one or more seams.
(Law) To take (a person or thing) out of legal custody by force
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  1. (Law) To take (a person or thing) out of legal custody by force
  2. (Law) To remove (a person or property) from legal custody by force, in violation of the law.
  3. To free or save from danger, imprisonment, evil, etc.
The securing of equal social and economic rights
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  1. The securing of equal social and economic rights
  2. The act or process of trying to achieve equal rights and status.
  3. A liberating or being liberated
A flow of electric current across a gap, as in a spark or arc
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  1. A flow of electric current across a gap, as in a spark or arc
  2. A flowing out or pouring forth; emission; secretion:
  3. A discharging or being discharged
The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered.
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  1. The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered.
  2. Extrication from danger, imprisonment, rescue etc.
  3. The fact or state of being freed
A broadcast message, especially a program note or commercial.
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  1. A broadcast message, especially a program note or commercial.
  2. The content which is announced.
  3. An engraved or printed formal statement or notice, as of a wedding or a relocation.
The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
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  1. The thing stated; account, declaration, assertion, etc.
  2. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement. A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
  3. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
  1. News release
  2. An announcement of an event, performance, or other newsworthy item that is issued to the press.
  3. An official written statement that is sent to the media so that it can be publicized.
Any information, promotional material, etc. which brings a person, place, product, or cause to the notice of the public
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  1. Any information, promotional material, etc. which brings a person, place, product, or cause to the notice of the public
  2. Information about someone or something that is disseminated through various media to attract public notice:
  3. The work or business of preparing and disseminating such material
Alternative spelling of newsflash.
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  1. Alternative spelling of newsflash.
  2. An urgent or immediate item of news, especially an announcement that interrupts regular media programming.
Ideas, doctrines, or allegations so spread
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  1. Ideas, doctrines, or allegations so spread
  2. Any systematic, widespread dissemination or promotion of particular ideas, doctrines, practices, etc. to further one's own cause or to damage an opposing one
  3. Material disseminated by the advocates or opponents of a doctrine or cause:
(Chemistry) To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
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  1. (Chemistry) To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
  2. (Slang) To obtain by illegal or stealthy action:
  3. (Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
To give forth or produce:
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  1. To give forth or produce:
  2. (Informal) To cause (votes, a political delegation, etc.) to go to the support of a particular candidate or cause
  3. To set free, as from captivity, peril, or evil:
To comply with the terms of (a debt or promise, for example).
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  1. To comply with the terms of (a debt or promise, for example).
  2. To clear the record of the loan of (a returned library book).
  3. (Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
(Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
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  1. (Euphemistic, usually reflexively) To gain weight
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see let,‎ go.
  3. (Euphemistic) To fail to maintain a standard of appearance, behavior, or performance.
(Reflexive) To clear one’s self.
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  1. (Reflexive) To clear one’s self.
  2. To clear (a person) of a charge, as by declaring him or her not guilty; exonerate
  3. (Followed by “of”, formerly by “from”) To set free, release or discharge from an obligation, duty, liability, burden, or from an accusation or charge.
(Obsolete) To set apart; isolate.
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  1. (Obsolete) To set apart; isolate.
  2. To free from a rule or obligation which applies to others; excuse; release
To print or publish; put forth and circulate; give out publicly or officially
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  1. To print or publish; put forth and circulate; give out publicly or officially
  2. To proceed from a source; emerge or come forth:
  3. To circulate or distribute in an official capacity:
To issue a publication.
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  1. To issue a publication.
  2. To issue the written work or works of (a particular author)
  3. To issue a book, newspaper, software, recorded music, etc. in an electronic form, as on a CD-ROM or on the Internet
(Idiomatic) To rescue, especially financially.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To rescue, especially financially.
  2. To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail money.
  3. (Intransitive, idiomatic, colloquial, with of) To sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc.
(Idiomatic) To relinquish control or possession of something to someone.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To relinquish control or possession of something to someone.
To cause to explode.
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  1. To cause to explode.
  2. (Idiomatic) To forgive and not punish.
(Intransitive, idiomatic, sometimes followed by with or on) To shout, make a loud sound, or perform a sudden, vehement action; to behave in a raucous, frenzied manner.
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  1. (Intransitive, idiomatic, sometimes followed by with or on) To shout, make a loud sound, or perform a sudden, vehement action; to behave in a raucous, frenzied manner.
  2. (Idiomatic) To free; to release from restraint.
(Computers) To rid (a memory location or buffer, for example) of instructions or data.
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  1. (Computers) To rid (a memory location or buffer, for example) of instructions or data.
  2. To free (a person or thing) of or from something
  3. To free from a charge or a suspicion of guilt; prove the innocence of; acquit
To straighten out (difficulties, for example); resolve.
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  1. To straighten out (difficulties, for example); resolve.
  2. To free from something that binds or restrains:
  3. To free, as from difficulty, restraint, etc.
To make less taut, less compact, etc.
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  1. To make less taut, less compact, etc.
  2. To become loose or looser:
  3. To free from confinement or restraint; unbind, unfasten, etc.
(Law) To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.
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  1. (Law) To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.
  2. To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate.
To relieve (a ship, for example) of a burden or of contents; unload.
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  1. To relieve (a ship, for example) of a burden or of contents; unload.
  2. (Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
  3. To comply with the terms of (a debt or promise, for example).
(Law) To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.
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  1. (Law) To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.
  2. To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate.
To make available:
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  1. To make available:
  2. To make free, as from confinement or oppression:
  3. To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
(Chemistry) To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
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  1. (Chemistry) To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
  2. (Slang) To obtain by illegal or stealthy action:
  3. (Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
Common misspelling of lose.
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  1. Common misspelling of lose.
  2. To make less strict; relax:
  3. To free from an obligation or responsibility; absolve
To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.
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  1. To free from slavery or bondage; emancipate.
To move upward or forward from the ground, etc. by suddenly contracting the muscles; leap; bound; also, to make a series of such leaps
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  1. To move upward or forward from the ground, etc. by suddenly contracting the muscles; leap; bound; also, to make a series of such leaps
  2. (Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
  3. A device, such as a coil of wire, that returns to its original shape after being compressed or stretched. Because of their ability to return to their original shape, springs are used to store energy, as in mechanical clocks, and to absorb or lessen energy, as in the suspension system of vehicles.
To issue (paper money or the like); put into circulation
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  1. To issue (paper money or the like); put into circulation
  2. To give or send out (matter or energy):
  3. To give out as sound; utter:
To place in the hands of; pass:
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  1. To place in the hands of; pass:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. To perform for an audience:
To emit or release something.
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  1. To emit or release something.
  2. To give off an emanation.
To proceed from a source; emerge or come forth:
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  1. To proceed from a source; emerge or come forth:
  2. To give or deal out; distribute
  3. To print or publish; put forth and circulate; give out publicly or officially
To cause to explode.
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  1. To cause to explode.
  2. (Idiomatic) To forgive and not punish.
  1. To release.
  2. (Informal) Of sound, to emit.
  3. (Of clothing) To enlarge by adjusting one or more seams.
(Literary, archaic) To emit; to produce; to let out
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  1. (Literary, archaic) To emit; to produce; to let out
To vent one's feelings or opinions:
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  1. To vent one's feelings or opinions:
  2. To relieve or unburden (oneself) by giving vent to feelings
  3. To give release or expression to (thoughts or feelings)
To rid (the voice) of hoarseness thus
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  1. To rid (the voice) of hoarseness thus
  2. Out of the way; completely away:
  3. To remove the occupants of:
To relieve (a pack animal, for example) of a burden.
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  1. To relieve (a pack animal, for example) of a burden.
  2. To rid of a burden; to free from a load carried; to unload.
  3. To get rid of (a burden); unload
To get (someone) out of an embarrassing situation; to free from embarrassment
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  1. To get (someone) out of an embarrassing situation; to free from embarrassment
  2. To rid or relieve of something embarrassing, annoying, entangling, perplexing, or burdensome
To relieve of a burden; free from a hindrance or annoyance
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  1. To relieve of a burden; free from a hindrance or annoyance
  2. To remove an encumbrance or burden from (someone or something).
To make less tedious, monotonous, or unpleasant:
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  1. To make less tedious, monotonous, or unpleasant:
  2. To set free from duty or work by replacing with oneself or another
  3. To free from pain, anxiety, or distress:
(Obs.) To save or deliver, as from danger, difficulty, etc.; rescue (from, out of, etc.)
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  1. (Obs.) To save or deliver, as from danger, difficulty, etc.; rescue (from, out of, etc.)
  2. (Obsolete) Simple past tense and past participle of ride.
  3. To cause (someone) to be free from something; relieve or disencumber:
To free from or relieve of a burden or trouble:
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  1. To free from or relieve of a burden or trouble:
  2. To free from burden, or relieve from trouble.
  3. To relieve (oneself or one's soul, mind, etc.) by revealing or disclosing (something hard to bear, as guilt)
To get away from (a pursuer):
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  1. To get away from (a pursuer):
  2. (Informal) To get away from or rid of
  3. To get rid of or put an end to:
To dismiss from a position of command or responsibility, especially for disciplinary reasons:
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  1. To dismiss from a position of command or responsibility, especially for disciplinary reasons:
  2. To dismiss, esp. in dishonor, from a position of command, trust, etc.
  3. (Now rare) To dismiss (someone, especially military personnel) from service.
(Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
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  1. (Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
  2. To go off; fire:
  3. To release the charge of (a gun); fire
(Law) To adjudicate (a cause of action) as insufficient to proceed further in court because of some deficiency in law or fact.
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  1. (Law) To adjudicate (a cause of action) as insufficient to proceed further in court because of some deficiency in law or fact.
  2. To direct or allow to leave:
  3. To send away; cause or allow to leave
To leave out (a letter, for example) in speaking or writing.
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  1. To leave out (a letter, for example) in speaking or writing.
  2. To move or descend from one height or level to another:
  3. To move down with a current of water or air
To come to an end; reach a stopping point:
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  1. To come to an end; reach a stopping point:
  2. To form an end or produce a result. Often used with in :
  3. To dismiss from employment; fire
To cut off, remove, get rid of, etc.
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  1. To cut off, remove, get rid of, etc.
  2. To trim, split, etc. with an ax
  3. (Now dialectal or nonstandard) Alternative form of ask.
To become ignited; flame up:
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  1. To become ignited; flame up:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. (--- Informal) To throw or propel with force and speed:
To disable (a vehicle) by attaching a Denver boot.
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  1. To disable (a vehicle) by attaching a Denver boot.
  2. (Computing) To bootstrap; to start a system, eg. a computer, by invoking its boot process or bootstrap.
  3. (Comput.) To start (a computer) and prepare for use by loading automatically (the operating system) into memory, as from a disk
To present or propose for comment or approval. Often used with off:
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  1. To present or propose for comment or approval. Often used with off:
  2. To cause to hit against a surface so as to spring back
  3. To cause to strike an object or a surface and rebound:
To put an end or stop to:
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  1. To put an end or stop to:
  2. To seal in an airtight container for future use; preserve:
  3. Used to indicate possibility or probability:
(Football) To tackle (a quarterback attempting to pass the ball) behind the line of scrimmage.
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  1. (Football) To tackle (a quarterback attempting to pass the ball) behind the line of scrimmage.
  2. (Slang) To dismiss (a person) from a job; discharge
  3. (Slang) To discharge from employment:
Find another word for release. In this page you can discover 99 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for release, like: free, loose, open-up, set-free, let out, get out, rescue, liberation, discharge, deliverance and announcement.