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Free

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Freed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Freeing.] [OE. freen, freoien, AS. fregan. See Free, a.] 1. To make free; to set at liberty; to rid of that which confines, limits, embarrasses, oppresses, etc.; to release; to disengage; to clear; -- followed by from, and sometimes by off; as, to free a captive or a slave; to be freed of these inconveniences. Clarendon.
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Our land is from the rage of tigers freed.
Dryden.
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Arise, . . . free thy people from their yoke.
Milton.
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2. To remove, as something that confines or bars; to relieve from the constraint of.
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This master key
Frees every lock, and leads us to his person.
Dryden.
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3. To frank. [Obs.] Johnson.
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