Free and Release


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Free verb – To set free (as from slavery or confinement).
Usage example: a global crusade to free Nelson Mandela from a South African prison had emerged

Release is a synonym for free in liberate topic. In some cases you can use "Release" instead the word "Free" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like action, clear, discharge, excuse. popular alternative
Nearby Words: freely, freed
Synonyms for Free


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Release verb – To set free (from a state of being held in check).
Usage example: the losing player released his anger with a great yell of frustration

Free is a synonym for release in action topic. You can use "Free" instead a verb "Release", if it concerns topics such as discharge, excuse, loose, disengage. popular alternative
Nearby Words: released, releasing
Synonyms for Release

Common collocations

god free god release god
book free book release book
monster free monster release monster
demon free demon release demon
Other nouns: souls, demons, monsters, hostages, prisoners.

Both words in one sentence

  • Creator / CAVE aka: Cave Their release of DoDonPachi Resurrection is also region-free for America and Europe, meaning other non-Japanese fans can get in on the action.
  • Film / The Hunger Games: Mockingjay aka: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Take Me Instead: When Katniss contacts President Snow as a means to try to serve a distraction from the rescue mission to free Peeta and the other Tribute hostages, she offers herself, telling him "release Peeta and take me instead." He replies that they're long past the point for noble sacrifices.
  • Allegedly Free Game The level cap was lifted a couple of months after release, so free players can go up to level 50, with anyone who bought the VIP pack getting some free car rentals as a "thank you" from EA.
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