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Synonyms for freedom
ˈfri dəm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freedom(noun)

    the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints

    Synonyms:
    exemption

  2. exemption, freedom(noun)

    immunity from an obligation or duty

    Synonyms:
    exemption, immunity, granting immunity

Wiktionary

  1. freedom(noun)

    Antonyms:
    constraint, bondage

  2. freedom(noun)

    Having recently been released from prison, he didn't know what to do with his newfound freedom.

    Antonyms:
    constraint, bondage

  3. freedom(noun)

    Antonyms:
    bondage, constraint

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. freedom

    In general terms, it may be said that freedom is absolute, liberty relative; freedom is the absence of restraint, liberty is primarily the removal or avoidance of restraint; in its broadest sense, it is the state of being exempt from the domination of others or from restricting circumstances. Freedom and liberty are constantly interchanged; the slave is set at liberty, or gains his freedom; but freedom is the nobler word. Independence is said of states or nations, freedom and liberty of individuals; the independence of the United States did not secure liberty or freedom to its slaves. Liberty keeps quite strictly to the thought of being clear of restraint or compulsion; freedom takes a wider range, applying to other oppressive influences; thus, we speak of freedom from annoyance or intrusion. License is, in its limited sense, a permission or privilege granted by adequate authority, a bounded liberty; in the wider sense, license is an ignoring and defiance of all that should restrain, and a reckless doing of all that individual caprice or passion may choose to do — a base and dangerous counterfeit of freedom. Compare ALLOW; PERMISSION.

    Synonyms:
    emancipation, independence, liberty, license

    Antonyms:
    captivity, compulsion, constraint, imprisonment, necessity, obligation, oppression, serfdom, servitude, slavery, superstition, thraldom

Editors Contribution

  1. eluthera

    not subjected to tyranny, or enslavement

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  
  2. popular sovereignty

    not being own by someone

    he is now free out of prison

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. freedom(n.)

    Synonyms:
    LIBERTY, independence, exemption from restraint

  2. freedom(n.)

    Synonyms:
    scope, range, play, swing, free play, full play, full swing

  3. freedom(n.)

    Synonyms:
    franchise, immunity, privilege

  4. freedom(n.)

    Synonyms:
    familiarity, license

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    liberty, free, freedoms, liberties, liberté, freely, libertad, freiheit, svoboda, release, swoboda, hurriyat

How to pronounce freedom?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say freedom in sign language?

  1. freedom

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#625release
#937license
#2076freedom
#4169liberty
#4703independence
#8145exemption
#8160freely
#12321immunity
#13152liberties
#16070freedoms
#27816emancipation
#59564libertad
#63102svoboda
#98964freiheit
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#117872hurriyat
#153187swoboda

How to use freedom in a sentence?

  1. Peter Mathieson:

    Hong Kong universities regard themselves as paragons of free speech and freedom of expression and a place where different views can be celebrated and used to the advantage of society, i think my job and the job of our colleagues … is to do our damnedest to see those principles protected.

  2. James K. Polk:

    No union exists between church and state, and perfect freedom of opinion is guaranteed to all sects and creeds.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    America and Freedom have lost one of her greatest Champions.

  4. Rouba Mhaissen:

    They are fighting still in peaceful ways for their freedom, for their dignity.

  5. Hans Boutellier:

    Then the word is not so much integration ... it's freedom, it's the liberal idea that everyone can choose his own identity or religion or can follow his own cultural ideals.


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