freeing freeing  /f ˈri ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of liberating someone or something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. From the funeral of the Lion of the Senate, to clever beavers freeing deer in Latvia, David Clair sings the week's news.
  2. Collaborating on core technologies could lead to a huge reduction in some business costs, freeing up money for more innovative investments elsewhere.
  3. And that, in turn, prompted a crowd of 300 militant supporters to storm the Palestinian Authority prison in Hebron late Monday, freeing 10 Hamas and Islamic Jihad leaders.

News

  1. Attacks in Pakistan's southwest kills 22

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani forces stormed a hospital that had been taken over by gunmen Saturday in a restive southwestern province, freeing hostages and ending a five-hour standoff that capped a series of attacks that killed 22 people.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Pakistan police storm hospital, ending standoff

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police stormed a hospital that had been taken over by gunmen Saturday, freeing hostages and ending a five-hour standoff that began with a bombing just outside the emergency room and left five dead, officials said.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Security forces free hostages after gunmen take over hospital in Pakistan

    Pakistani police stormed a hospital that had been taken over by gunmen Saturday, freeing hostages and ending a five-hour standoff that began with a bombing just outside the emergency room and left five dead, officials said.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "I just don't think we should go hellfire damnation around the globe freeing people, unless it is directly related to our own national security," Ford told Woodward.
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: Gerald Ford Source: CNN International

  2. "The miracle of the resurrection of Christ reverberated in my soul, freeing it from the shadows of a preaching where hate and intolerance toward he who is different, toward he who is condemned as an 'enemy,' prevailed over love and respect for your...
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Allam Source: USA Today

  3. "No one should be surprised if Hamas will now raise the price for freeing him," Mr. Boim said. "There is some basis to assessments that there is no need to keep Israeli soldiers alive in captivity because Israel will pay a high price even for...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Zeev Boim Source: Wall Street Journal

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