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releases

noun , plural of release

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1 a freeing from an obligation or responsibility
  • because they had legally declared bankruptcy, they received release from their debt
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2 a document containing a declaration of an intentional giving up of a right, claim, or privilege
  • we had to sign a liability release before they'd let us go rock climbing on their property
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4 reduction of or freedom from pain
  • only sleep offered any release from the agony of the migraine
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releases

verb , present tense third-person singular of release

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1 to set free (from a state of being held in check)
  • the losing player released his anger with a great yell of frustration
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2 to find emotional release for
  • tried to find other ways of releasing tension than by chewing her fingernails
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3 to set free (as from slavery or confinement)
  • release the prisoners immediately
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4 to set free from entanglement or difficulty
  • the new governor finally managed to release himself from his rash campaign promise
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5 to throw or give off
  • an air freshener that releases a pleasing scent into the room
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6 to make known openly or publicly
  • the panel of nutritionists released their findings on the safety and effectiveness of various diets
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7 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • they released the workers who couldn't handle the new technology
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