Free in a sentence as a noun

That's just work during your free time - or if it's during work time, it's a startup product you should own, but don't.

Heck, they're giving you free live-fire practice for your next interview, make the most out of it.

Not being able to request features for free doesn't make it against the "spirit of open source".

It's about the freedom for companies to innovate, for patients to take risks.

Free in a sentence as a verb

Non-free and free can and have worked together to mutual benefit.

Spend your free time doing exactly 3 things 1. working on a side project 2. spending time with your girlfriend.

I read a lot of great comments there about how we're losing our freedoms incrementally and how this will shape the future.

That's why our data is freely available and licensed under creative commons.

Free in a sentence as an adjective

Just an easy way to drop your salary and indoctrinate you - scratch that - it's a god damn uniform - freedom be damned!

It's rare that you can find candid descriptions of what it's like to work somewhere.... since Steve felt free to be candid, I figured I'd share my experiences.

The faster you get things done, and the more thorough and error-free they are, the more ideas you can execute on, which means you will learn faster in the future too. Over the long term, programming skill is like compound interest.

It's that when you used to give out free sodas and coffee, and then you stop, you're telling everyone in the company that business isn't as good as it used to be.

Free in a sentence as an adverb

He was criticizing Apple for trying to take away peoples' freedoms and Steve Jobs for steering the company in this direction. He wasn't condemning him as a person, as he said "My feelings about Jobs as a person are not strong, since I barely knew him.

If it ever becomes illegal to upgrade the RAM in your laptop yourself or to install third party software on it then you can bet that you can trace the ancestry of those laws back to the shifts in public perception of computing freedom caused by companies like Apple.

Free definitions


people who are free; "the home of the free and the brave"


grant freedom to; free from confinement

See also: liberate release unloose unloosen loose


relieve from; "Rid the house of pests"

See also: disembarrass


remove or force out from a position; "The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums"; "He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble"

See also: dislodge


grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"

See also: exempt relieve


make (information) available for publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"

See also: release


free from obligations or duties

See also: discharge


free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"

See also: disengage


let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"

See also: absolve justify


part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"

See also: release relinquish resign


release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition

See also: release liberate


make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"

See also: unblock unfreeze release


able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"


unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron"


costing nothing; "complimentary tickets"; "free admission"

See also: complimentary costless gratuitous


not occupied or in use; "a free locker"; "a free lane"


not fixed in position; "the detached shutter fell on him"; "he pulled his arm free and ran"

See also: detached


not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man"


not taken up by scheduled activities; "a free hour between classes"; "spare time on my hands"

See also: spare


completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning"

See also: barren destitute devoid innocent


not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem"

See also: loose liberal


without restraint; "cows in India are running loose"

See also: loose