-free


a combining form with the general sense "free of or from something specified," and typically meaning "not having, containing, subject to, or affected by something unwanted, burdensome, etc.": error-free; gluten-free; tax-free; germfree.See also free(defs 9, 34).

Nearby words

  1. -florous,
  2. -fold,
  3. -folious,
  4. -footed,
  5. -form,
  6. -friendly,
  7. -fuge,
  8. -ful,
  9. -fy,
  10. -gaited

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British Dictionary definitions for -free

-free

adj combining form

free fromtrouble-free; lead-free petrol
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