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  1. set freeverb

    Synonyms:
    let loose, set loose, turn loose

  2. set freeverb

    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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. liberate, set freeverb

    grant freedom to

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

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

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  1. set free

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

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How to use set free in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    Let's cut the red tape, let's set free our dreams.

  2. Heather Lydia Thornhill:

    You are my affirmation you are my sun you are new life granted and begun. I am you and you are me then forever and for eternity you ground me like a bird being set free. For my light shines brighter when its you I land to see.

  3. Nicki Ley:

    In life we learn many lessons, not the least of which are those of love. We learn of strength through hardship, the courage of tears, the duty of loyal friendship, and perhaps most importantly, that selfishness is in fact a virtue. In remaining true to self, we are set free.

  4. Tayyip Erdogan:

    One of the attackers in Brussels is an individual we detained in Gaziantep in June 2015 and deported. We reported the deportation to the Belgian Embassy in Ankara on July 14, 2015, but he was later set free, belgium ignored our warning that this person is a foreign fighter.

  5. 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.


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