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Idioms for free

Origin of free

First recorded before 900; Middle English fre, Old English frēo; cognate with Gothic freis, Old High German frī (German frei), Dutch vrij, Sanskrit priyá- “dear.” Cf. friend, Friday

synonym study for free

39. See release.

OTHER WORDS FROM free

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British Dictionary definitions for free and clear

Derived forms of free

freer, nounfreely, adverbfreeness, noun

Word Origin for free

Old English frēo; related to Old Saxon, Old High German frī, Gothic freis free, Sanskrit priya dear
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Idioms and Phrases with free and clear (1 of 2)

free and clear

Without any legal encumbrance, such as a lien or mortgage. For example, After the mortgage was paid off they owned the house free and clear. [Mid-1800s]

Idioms and Phrases with free and clear (2 of 2)

free

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