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releasing

verb , present participle 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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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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7 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • they released the workers who couldn't handle the new technology
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