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freecycle

[ free-sahy-kuhl ]

verb (used with object)

, free·cy·cled, free·cy·cling.
  1. to give away (used goods or materials) to people who want them, or to obtain (such items) for free.


verb (used without object)

, free·cy·cled, free·cy·cling.
  1. to exchange used items for free.

noun

  1. an online community that facilitates such exchanges.

freecycle

/ ˈfriːˌsaɪkəl /

noun

  1. an informal network of citizens who cooperate online to promote recycling by offering one another unwanted items free of charge


verb

  1. tr to recycle (an unwanted item) by offering it to someone free of charge
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Other Words From

  • freecycler noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of freecycle1

2000–05; blend of free and recycle

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