freely

[ free-lee ]
/ ˈfri li /

adverb

in a free manner.

Nearby words

  1. freekeh,
  2. freelance,
  3. freelancer,
  4. freeload,
  5. freeloader,
  6. freeman,
  7. freeman, douglas southall,
  8. freeman, mary eleanor wilkins,
  9. freemartin,
  10. freemason

Origin of freely

before 900; Middle English freliche, Old English frēolīce. See free, -ly

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Word Origin and History for freely

freely

adv.

Old English freolice; see free (adj.) + -ly (2).

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