freest freest  /f ˈri ɪst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) people who are free
  2. (v) grant freedom to; free from confinement
  3. (v) relieve from
  4. (v) remove or force out from a position
  5. (v) grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
  6. (v) make (information) available for publication
  7. (v) free from obligations or duties
  8. (v) free or remove obstruction from
  9. (v) let off the hook
  10. (v) part with a possession or right
  11. (v) release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
  12. (v) make (assets) available
  13. (adj) able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint
  14. (adj) unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion
  15. (adj) costing nothing
  16. (adj) not occupied or in use
  17. (adj) not fixed in position
  18. (adj) not held in servitude
  19. (adj) not taken up by scheduled activities
  20. (adj) completely wanting or lacking
  21. (adj) not literal
  22. (adv) without restraint

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Usage(s):

  1. Even though we have the freest society, supposedly, I think many of us are afraid to speak up.
  2. At the freest university on the freest continent, delegates addressed themselves to freedom's future.
  3. There is nothing morally straightforward in how journalists pursue the news that appears in the world's most prestigious publications even in the freest of countries.

News

  • Shelton: Reflecting on a decade of Broomfield prep sports

    I have to confess, I am not much of a column writer. Over the course of my career, I have found my words flow the freest when I am describing a scene or an event. With this in mind, my present missive is a quite painful one. With Friday being my last day with the Enterprise and BoCoPreps.com , I have been tasked with writing a farewell column
    on July 13, 2013     Source: Broomfield Enterprise

Quotes

  1. Freest ever: President Musharraf said media had been deregulated to "where it is the freest in the history of Pakistan, where it is expected to exercise its freedom with responsibility".
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Daily Times

  2. "The freest women in the world are the women in Iran," Ahmadinejad said through his persistent grin to those attending the videoconference.
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Chicago Tribune

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