freeing

(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. emancipation, liberation, releasing, deliverance, manumission, delivery, saving, rescuing, salvation, restoration, ransoming, extrication, loosing, unfettering, unlocking, unchaining, unbinding, reprieve, discharging, loosening, pardoning, clearing, granting freedom, letting loose, setting free, disentangling, removing fetters, setting at liberty, giving to the open air, releasing from prison, demobilizing, untying.

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  • freeing — index liberation, release Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Freeing — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freeing — Synonyms and related words: Emancipation Proclamation, affranchisement, break, breaking out, breakout, catharsis, cleansing, clearing, deliverance, delivery, disburdening, discharge, disembarrassment, disembroilment, disencumbrance, disengagement …   Moby Thesaurus

  • freeing — frɪː v. release, liberate; exempt; remove something which restricts or confines; loosen, disentangle, clear away adj. liberated; released; possessing liberty; available; exempt; given at no charge; plentiful; unrestrained adv. at no charge;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • freeing — feigner …   Anagrams dictionary

  • freeing — noun the act of liberating someone or something • Syn: ↑liberation, ↑release • Derivationally related forms: ↑free, ↑release (for: ↑release), ↑liberate ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • freeing for adoption — See adoption. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • freeing from blame — index exoneration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • freeing from prison — index parole Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • freeing port — Naut. an opening in the bottom of a bulwark, for rapid drainage of a weather deck in heavy seas; scupper. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

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