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Synonyms for set free

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. liberate, set free(verb)

    grant freedom to

    "The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university"

    Synonyms:
    emancipate, loose, release, free, liberate, unloosen, unloose

Wiktionary

  1. set free(verb)

    Synonyms:
    let loose, set loose, turn loose

  2. set free(verb)

    To release, to free, to give freedom to.

    Synonyms:
    set loose, let loose, turn loose

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. set free

    To absolve, in the strict sense, is to set free from any bond. One may be absolved from a promise by a breach of faith on the part of one to whom the promise was made. To absolve from sins is formally to remit their condemnation and penalty, regarded as a bond upon the soul. "Almighty God ... pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel." Book of Common Prayer, Declar. of Absol. To acquit of sin or crime is to free from the accusation of it, pronouncing one guiltless; the innocent are rightfully acquitted; the guilty may be mercifully absolved. Compare PARDON.

    Synonyms:
    absolve, acquit, clear, discharge, exculpate, exempt, exonerate, forgive, free, liberate, pardon, pardon, release

    Antonyms:
    accuse, bind, charge, compel, condemn, convict, impeach, inculpate, obligate, oblige

    Preposition:
    One is absolved from (rarely of) a promise, a sin, etc.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. set free

    Synonyms:
    liberate, release, emancipate, disenthral, clear, acquit

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How to use set free in a sentence?

  1. Jewish Proverb:

    A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return.

  2. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    We want to see a change in behavior from the Maldivian government to make sure that political prisoners are set free and yes we are prepared to consider targeted action against individuals if further progress isn't made.

  3. Shailendra Mishra:

    The pigeon was set free yesterday (May 28) after nothing suspicious was found.

  4. Michelle Bachelet:

    The welcome releases of 62 detainees then (in June), with a further 22 – including journalist Braulio Jatar and judge (Maria) Lourdes Afiuni – set free yesterday and the authorities' acceptance of two human rights officers in the country, signify the beginning of positive engagement on the country's many human rights issues.

  5. Menander:

    Being a man, ne'er ask the gods for a life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long.

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