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freeing

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the act of setting free from slavery
  • a human rights group that works tirelessly for the freeing of political prisoners all over the world

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freeing

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present participle of free

Synonyms & Antonyms of freeing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to set free (as from slavery or confinement)
  • a global crusade to free Nelson Mandela from a South African prison had emerged

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2 to make passage through (something) possible by removing obstructions
  • we'll free the river by breaking up the ice jam

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3 to rid the surface of (as an area) from things in the way
  • would you mind freeing up the work area so I can work?

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4 to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers
  • a phone call would free your parents from worry

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5 to set free from entanglement or difficulty
  • this plan should free us from debt

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“Freeing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/freeing. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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