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release

release as in release, as from one's grip
  • "Let go of the door handle, please!"
  • "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"

Synonyms

  • let go ofrelease, as from one's grip
  • let gorelease, as from one's grip; be relaxed
  • relinquishpart with a possession or right; do without or cease to hold or adhere to; turn away from; release, as from one's grip
release as in grant freedom to
  • "free from confinement"

Synonyms

  • freewithout restraint; people who are free; not limited or hampered; unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; costing nothing; not occupied or in use; not fixed in position; not held in servitude; not taken up by scheduled activities; completely wanting or lacking; not literal; grant freedom to; relieve from; remove or force out from a position; grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; make (information) available for publication; free from obligations or duties ; free or remove obstruction from; let off the hook; part with a possession or right; release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition ; make (assets) available
  • liberategive equal rights to; grant freedom to; grant freedom to; release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
  • unloosegrant freedom to; loosen the ties of
  • unloosengrant freedom to; loosen the ties of
  • loosewithout restraint; grant freedom to; turn loose or free from restraint; make loose or looser; become loose or looser or less tight; not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player; not tight; not officially recognized or controlled; not literal; emptying easily or excessively; not affixed; not tense or taut; (of textures) full of small openings or gaps; lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; not carefully arranged in a package; having escaped, especially from confinement; casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
release as in let (something) fall or spill from a container
  • "turn the flour onto a plate"

Synonyms

  • turna circular segment of a curve; the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession; an unforeseen development; a movement in a new direction; the act of turning away or in the opposite direction; turning or twisting around (in place); a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive ; a short performance that is part of a longer program; a favor for someone; taking a short walk out and back; change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; undergo a change or development; cause to move around or rotate; change to the contrary; pass to the other side of; pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; let (something) fall or spill from a container; move around an axis or a center; cause to move around a center so as to show another side of; to send or let go; to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel; change color; twist suddenly so as to sprain; cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics; accomplish by rotating; get by buying and selling; cause to move along an axis or into a new direction; channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something; cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; alter the functioning or setting of; direct at someone; have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to; go sour or spoil; become officially one year older
release as in prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  • "publish a magazine or newspaper"

Synonyms

  • publishput into print; prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; have (one's work) issued for publication
  • bring outmake visible; bring out of a specific state ; prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; direct attention to, as if by means of contrast; bring onto the market or release; encourage to be less reserved; take out of a container or enclosed space; bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc. ; make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  • put outto cause inconvenience or discomfort to; put out considerable effort; deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion; thrust or extend out; put out, as of a candle or a light; be sexually active; cause to be out on a fielding play ; retire; prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; administer an anesthetic drug to
  • issueprepare and issue for public distribution or sale; circulate or distribute or equip with; bring out an official document (such as a warrant) ; come out of; make out and issue; an important question that is in dispute and must be settled; one of a series published periodically; some situation or event that is thought about; the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity); supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government ; the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; the immediate descendants of a person; the becoming visible; an opening that permits escape or release; the act of issuing printed materials
release as in eliminate (a substance)
  • "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"
  • "the plant releases a gas"

Synonyms

  • exhaustgases ejected from an engine as waste products ; system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged ; wear out completely; use up (resources or materials); deplete; use up the whole supply of; eliminate (a substance)
  • dischargethe sudden giving off of energy ; the act of venting ; a substance that is emitted or released ; any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field ; the pouring forth of a fluid ; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) ; a formal written statement of relinquishment ; the act of discharging a gun ; complete or carry out; pour forth or release; free from obligations or duties ; remove the charge from ; go off or discharge; pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; eliminate (a substance); remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave; cause to go off; release from military service ; become empty or void of its content
  • expelforce to leave or move out; remove from a position or office; cause to flee; eliminate (a substance)
  • ejectput out or expel from a place; eliminate (a substance); leave an aircraft rapidly, using an ejection seat or capsule ; cause to come out in a squirt
release as in generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
  • "secrete digestive juices"
  • "release a hormone into the blood stream"

Synonyms

  • secretegenerate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; place out of sight
release as in make (information) available for publication
  • "release the list with the names of the prisoners"

Synonyms

  • freewithout restraint; people who are free; not limited or hampered; unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; costing nothing; not occupied or in use; not fixed in position; not held in servitude; not taken up by scheduled activities; completely wanting or lacking; not literal; grant freedom to; relieve from; remove or force out from a position; grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; make (information) available for publication; free from obligations or duties ; free or remove obstruction from; let off the hook; part with a possession or right; release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition ; make (assets) available
release as in part with a possession or right
  • "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"
  • "resign a claim to the throne"

Synonyms

  • relinquishpart with a possession or right; do without or cease to hold or adhere to; turn away from; release, as from one's grip
  • resignleave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; give up or retire from a position; part with a possession or right; accept as inevitable
  • freewithout restraint; people who are free; not limited or hampered; unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; costing nothing; not occupied or in use; not fixed in position; not held in servitude; not taken up by scheduled activities; completely wanting or lacking; not literal; grant freedom to; relieve from; remove or force out from a position; grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; make (information) available for publication; free from obligations or duties ; free or remove obstruction from; let off the hook; part with a possession or right; release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition ; make (assets) available
  • give uplose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; give up with the intent of never claiming again; give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; put an end to a state or an activity; give up what is not strictly needed; part with a possession or right; leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; relinquish possession or control over; give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; stop maintaining or insisting on; allow the other (baseball) team to score; stop consuming
release as in release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition

    Synonyms

    • freewithout restraint; people who are free; not limited or hampered; unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; costing nothing; not occupied or in use; not fixed in position; not held in servitude; not taken up by scheduled activities; completely wanting or lacking; not literal; grant freedom to; relieve from; remove or force out from a position; grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; make (information) available for publication; free from obligations or duties ; free or remove obstruction from; let off the hook; part with a possession or right; release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition ; make (assets) available
    • liberategive equal rights to; grant freedom to; grant freedom to; release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
    release as in make (assets) available
    • "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"

    Synonyms

    • unblockclear or remove an obstruction from; play the cards of (a suit) so that the last trick on which a hand can follow suit will be taken by a higher card in the hand of a partner who has the remaining cards of a combined holding ; make (assets) available
    • unfreezebecome or cause to become soft or liquid; make (assets) available
    • freewithout restraint; people who are free; not limited or hampered; unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion; costing nothing; not occupied or in use; not fixed in position; not held in servitude; not taken up by scheduled activities; completely wanting or lacking; not literal; grant freedom to; relieve from; remove or force out from a position; grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; make (information) available for publication; free from obligations or duties ; free or remove obstruction from; let off the hook; part with a possession or right; release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition ; make (assets) available
    release as in merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
    release as in the act of liberating someone or something

      Synonyms

      • liberationthe act of liberating someone or something ; the attempt to achieve equal rights or status; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
      • freeingthe act of liberating someone or something
      release as in a process that liberates or discharges something
      • "there was a sudden release of oxygen"
      • "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
      release as in an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation

        Synonyms

        • handoutan announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation ; giving money or food or clothing to a needy person
        • press releasean announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
        release as in the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

          Synonyms

          • dismissala judgment disposing of the matter without a trial ; official notice that you have been fired from your job ; permission to go; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
          • dismissionofficial notice that you have been fired from your job ; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
          • dischargecomplete or carry out; pour forth or release; free from obligations or duties ; remove the charge from ; go off or discharge; pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; eliminate (a substance); remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave; cause to go off; release from military service ; become empty or void of its content; the sudden giving off of energy ; the act of venting ; a substance that is emitted or released ; any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field ; the pouring forth of a fluid ; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) ; a formal written statement of relinquishment ; the act of discharging a gun
          • firingthe act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; the act of discharging a gun ; the act of setting something on fire ; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
          • liberationthe act of liberating someone or something ; the attempt to achieve equal rights or status; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
          • sackplunder (a town) after capture; terminate the employment of; make as a net profit; put in a sack; a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases ; an enclosed space; the quantity contained in a sack ; any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry) ; a woman's full loose hiplength jacket ; a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist ; the plundering of a place by an army or mob; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
          • sackingcoarse fabric used for bags or sacks ; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
          release as in euphemistic expressions for death
          • "thousands mourned his passing"

          Synonyms

          • passingto an extraordinary degree; lasting a very short time; of advancing the ball by throwing it; allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; hasty and without attention to detail; (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; euphemistic expressions for death; the motion of one object relative to another; the end of something; a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another; going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; success in satisfying a test or requirement
          • losssomething that is lost; gradual decline in amount or activity; the act of losing someone or something; the disadvantage that results from losing something; the experience of losing a loved one; the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; military personnel lost by death or capture ; euphemistic expressions for death
          • departurethe act of departing ; a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; euphemistic expressions for death
          • exitmove out of or depart from; lose the lead ; pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; an opening that permits escape or release; euphemistic expressions for death; the act of going out
          • expirationa coming to an end of a contract period; euphemistic expressions for death; the act of expelling air from the lungs
          • goingin full operation; the act of departing ; euphemistic expressions for death; advancing toward a goal
          release as in a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

            Synonyms

            • acquittancea legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
            release as in a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism

              Synonyms

              • buttonprovide with buttons; fasten with buttons; a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes ; an electrical switch operated by pressing; any of various plant parts that resemble buttons ; a round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment; a female sexual organ homologous to the penis ; a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism ; any artifact that resembles a button
              release as in activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
              • "she had no other outlet for her feelings"
              • "he gave vent to his anger"

              Synonyms

              • outleta place of business for retailing goods ; receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices ; an opening that permits escape or release; activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
              • ventgive expression or utterance to; expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; a hole for the escape of gas or air ; external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate ; a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt ; a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket) ; activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
              release as in the act of allowing a fluid to escape

                Synonyms

                • spillliquid that is spilled; a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction ; the act of allowing a fluid to escape ; a sudden drop from an upright position; cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; flow, run or fall out and become lost; cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; reveal information; reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)
                • spillagethe amount that has spilled ; the act of allowing a fluid to escape
                release as in a formal written statement of relinquishment

                  Synonyms

                  • waivera formal written statement of relinquishment
                  • dischargethe sudden giving off of energy ; the act of venting ; a substance that is emitted or released ; any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field ; the pouring forth of a fluid ; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) ; a formal written statement of relinquishment ; the act of discharging a gun ; complete or carry out; pour forth or release; free from obligations or duties ; remove the charge from ; go off or discharge; pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; eliminate (a substance); remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave; cause to go off; release from military service ; become empty or void of its content
                  release as in (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone

                    Synonyms

                    • tone ending(music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone