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Definition for freest (2 of 2)
adjective, fre·er [free-er] /ˈfri ər/, fre·est [free-ist] /ˈfri ɪst/.
verb (used with object), freed, free·ing.
- to release, as from restrictions: Congress voted to free up funds for the new highway system.
- to disentangle: It took an hour to free up the traffic jam.
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Example sentences from the Web for freest
Living in Moscow you can almost kid yourself you live in the freest, hippest, edgiest city on earth.Alexei Navalny Threatens Russia’s Corrupt Status Quo|Peter Pomerantsev|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Unions represent some of the freest institutions in this land.
In the freest countries, people live about twenty years longer, on average, than people in the least free countries.
Meanwhile, South Korea is both the thirty-seventh freest country in the world and the thirteenth richest.
“We are the freest, least-taxed country ever,” he continues.
A rounded human development provides for the fullest and freest exercise of all the powers of being.Colleges in America|John Marshall Barker
The softest, freest, most pliable and changeful living substance is the brain—the hardest and most iron-bound as well.The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Oh, I believe our country is the freest and best in all the world.Our Little Swiss Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Not a few of them, as we shall see, were among the freest thinkers of their age.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
No man is fully free in the freest country in the world who wishes to dominate even his child.Dickens As an Educator|James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for freest
adjective freer or freest
- having personal rights or liberty; not enslaved or confined
- (as noun)land of the free
- not subject to payment of rent or performance of services; freehold
- not subject to any burden or charge, such as a mortgage or lien; unencumbered
verb frees, freeing or freed (tr)
Derived forms of freefreer, nounfreely, adverbfreeness, noun
Word Origin for free
Idioms and Phrases with freest
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
- 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)