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freedom

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of freedom

  1. 1 the state of being free from the control or power of another <we owe our freedom to the untold numbers of soldiers who have fought in our nation's wars since its founding> Synonyms autonomy, independence, independency, liberty, self-determination, self-governance, self-government, sovereignty (also sovranty) Related Words emancipation, enfranchisement, liberation, manumission, release Near Antonyms captivity, enchainment, enslavement, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, internment, subjugation Antonyms dependence (also dependance), heteronomy, subjection, unfreedom

  2. 2 the right to act or move freely <as special guests of the owners, the youngsters had full freedom of the resort and its private beach> Synonyms authorization, free hand, latitude, license (or licence), run Related Words authority, clutch, command, control, dominion, grip, hold, mandate, mastery, power, sway; range, room, space; blank check, carte blanche





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