adverb \ˈfrē-lē\

Definition of FREELY

:  in a free manner: as
a :  of one's own accord <left home freely>
b :  with freedom from external control <a freely elected government>
c :  without restraint or reservation <spent freely on clothes>
d :  without hindrance <a gate swinging freely>
e :  not strictly following a model, convention, or rule <freely translated>

Examples of FREELY

  1. <I will freely give my life for my country.>
  2. <the horse broke the halter rope quite freely>

First Known Use of FREELY

before 12th century

Rhymes with FREELY


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