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  • deliver from bondage — index disenthrall, free Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • removed from bondage — index free (enjoying civil liberty), sovereign (independent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • saved from bondage — index free (enjoying civil liberty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • free — 1 adj 1 a: having the legal and political rights of a citizen representatives...shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free persons U.S. Constitution art. I b: enjoying civil and political liberty a free people c: enjoying political …   Law dictionary

  • free — [frē] adj. freer, freest [ME fre < OE freo, not in bondage, noble, glad, illustrious, akin to Ger frei, Du vrij < IE base * prei , to be fond of, hold dear > FRIEND, Sans priyá , dear, desired] 1. a) not under the control of some other… …   English World dictionary

  • free — adj Free, independent, sovereign, autonomous, autarchic, autarkic are comparable when they mean not subject to the rule or control of another. The same differences in implications and connotations are found in their corresponding nouns freedom,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • free — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. at liberty, unrestrained; exempt; gratuitous, free of charge; lavish, profuse. v. t. unfetter, release; rid [of] (see ejection). See freedom, exemption, nonpayment, liberality. II (Roget s IV) modif …   English dictionary for students

  • free — freeness, n. /free/, adj., freer, freest, adv., v., freed, freeing. adj. 1. enjoying personal rights or liberty, as a person who is not in slavery: a land of free people. 2. pertaining to or reserved for those who enjoy personal liberty: They… …   Universalium

  • free — {{11}}free (adj.) O.E. freo free, exempt from, not in bondage, also noble; joyful, from P.Gmc. *frijaz (Cf. O.Fris. fri, O.S., O.H.G. vri, Ger. frei, Du. vrij, Goth. freis free ), from PIE *prijos dear, beloved, from root *pri …   Etymology dictionary

  • free — adj., adv., & v. adj. (freer; freest) 1 not in bondage to or under the control of another; having personal rights and social and political liberty. 2 (of a State, or its citizens or institutions) subject neither to foreign domination nor to… …   Useful english dictionary

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