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. [1913 Webster]

Our land is from the rage of tigers freed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Arise, . . . free thy people from their yoke. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To remove, as something that confines or bars; to relieve from the constraint of. [1913 Webster]

This master key Frees every lock, and leads us to his person. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. To frank. [Obs.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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