"frees" in the noun sense
1. free, free people
people who are free
"the home of the free and the brave"
"frees" in the verb sense
1. free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose
grant freedom to free from confinement
2. rid, free, disembarrass
"Rid the house of pests"
3. dislodge, free
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"
4. exempt, relieve, free
grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
"She exempted me from the exam"
5. free, release
make (information) available for publication
"release the list with the names of the prisoners"
6. free, discharge
free from obligations or duties
7. free, disengage
free or remove obstruction from
"free a path across the cluttered floor"
8. absolve, free
let off the hook
"I absolve you from this responsibility"
9. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up
part with a possession or right
"I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"
"resign a claim to the throne"
10. release, free, liberate
release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
11. unblock, unfreeze, free, release
make (assets) available
"release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"
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