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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Free  \Free\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Freed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Freeing}.]  [OE.  freen,  freoien  AS  fre['o]gan.  See  {Free}, 
  a.] 
  1.  To  make  free  to  set  at  liberty;  to  rid  of  that  which 
  confines,  limits,  embarrasses,  oppresses,  etc.;  to 
  release;  to  disengage;  to  clear;  --  followed  by  from  and 
  sometimes  by  off  as  to  free  a  captive  or  a  slave;  to  be 
  freed  of  these  inconveniences.  --Clarendon. 
 
  Our  land  is  from  the  rage  of  tigers  freed.  --Dryden. 
 
  Arise,  .  .  .  free  thy  people  from  their  yoke. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  remove,  as  something  that  confines  or  bars;  to  relieve 
  from  the  constraint  of 
 
  This  master  key  Frees  every  lock,  and  leads  us  to 
  his  person.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  frank.  [Obs.]  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  freed 
  adj  1:  freed  from  bondage  [syn:  {emancipated},  {liberated}] 
  2:  having  become  freed  from  entanglement;  disengaged  [syn:  {disentangled}, 
  {extricated}] 




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