(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. free, liberate, give out, relinquish. See liberation, acquittal. — n. exemption; death.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Freedom]
Syn. liberation, discharge, deliverance; see freedom 1 , 2 , freeing , relief 1 , 3 .
2. [That which has been released; usually, printed matter ]
Syn. announcement, statement, press release, news story, publicity, news flash, public notice, New song, New movie, latest publication, recent stock, propaganda.
Syn. free, liberate, deliver, discharge, let go, acquit, loose, exempt, open up, give out for circulation, issue, publish, set free, let out, get out, bail out, hand over, let off, rescue, let loose, clear, untie, loosen, emancipate; see also free 1 , publish 1 .
Ant. imprison, confine, suppress.
See Synonym Study at free .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
liberation, emancipation, liberty, freeing, deliverance, discharge, loosing, dismissal, acquittal, letting go.
ANT.: imprisonment, incarceration, capture
let go, discharge, free, liberate, emancipate, deliver, loose, dismiss, acquit, untie, unshackle.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To set at liberty: discharge, emancipate, free, liberate, loose, manumit. Slang: spring. Idiom: let loose. See FREE. 2. To discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently: emit, give, give forth, give off, give out, issue, let off, let out, send forth, throw off, vent. See FREE, MOVE. 3. To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable: clear, disburden, disembarrass, disencumber, relieve, rid, shake off, throw off, unburden. Slang: shake. See KEEP. 4. To end the employment or service of: cashier, discharge, dismiss, drop, terminate. Informal: ax, fire, pink-slip. Slang: boot1, bounce, can, sack1. Idioms: give someone his or her walking papers, give someone the ax, give someone the gate, give someone the pink slip, let go, show someone the door. See KEEP.

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