freer

1
[ free-er ]
/ ˈfri ər /

noun

a person or thing that frees.

Nearby words

  1. freemium,
  2. freeper,
  3. freephone,
  4. freeport,
  5. freepost,
  6. freesheet,
  7. freesia,
  8. freest,
  9. freestanding,
  10. freestone

Origin of freer

1
First recorded in 1600–10; free + -er1

freer

2
[ free-er ]
/ ˈfri ər /

adjective

comparative of free.

Origin of free

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

Related forms

Synonym study

39. See release.

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British Dictionary definitions for freer
Derived Formsfreer, 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 freer

free

In addition to the idioms beginning with free

  • free agent
  • free and clear
  • free and easy
  • free as a bird
  • free enterprise
  • free fall
  • free hand
  • free lunch
  • free rein

also see:

  • breathe easy (freely)
  • feel free
  • footloose and fancy-free
  • for free
  • get off (scot-free)
  • home free
  • make free with
  • of one's own accord (free will)
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