freely

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adverb free·ly \ˈfrē-lē\

Definition of freely

  1. :  in a free manner: such asa :  of one's own accord left home freelyb :  with freedom from external control a freely elected governmentc :  without restraint or reservation spent freely on clothesd :  without hindrance a gate swinging freelye :  not strictly following a model, convention, or rule freely translated

Examples of freely in a sentence

  1. I will freely give my life for my country.

  2. the horse broke the halter rope quite freely

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of freely

before 12th century



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