3. dislodge, free, remove, take, take away, withdraw
usage: 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
usage: grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"
5. free, release, issue, supply
usage: make (information) available for publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
6. free, discharge
usage: free from obligations or duties
7. free, disengage
usage: free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"
8. absolve, justify, free, forgive
usage: let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
9. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up, pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give
usage: part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
usage: able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
2. free (vs. bound), liberated, unbound
usage: unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; "free expansion"; "free oxygen"; "a free electron"