Definition of Freeing

1. Noun. The act of liberating someone or something.




Definition of Freeing

1. Verb. (present participle of free) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freeing

1. free [v] - See also: free

Lexicographical Neighbors of Freeing

freeform
freegan
freeganism
freegans
freehand
freehanded
freehandedly
freehandedness
freehearted
freeheartedly
freehold
freeholder
freeholders
freeholds
freehood
freeing (current term)
freekick
freekicks
freelage
freelance
freelance(a)
freelanced
freelancer
freelancers
freelances
freelancing
freeledge
freeload
freeloaded
freeloader

Literary usage of Freeing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"We won! We crushed him to death! Fiend! The door slammed behind her. Mr Casey, freeing his arms from his holders, suddenly bowed his head on his hands with ..."

2. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1874)
"July 10th, a report was received from the Secretary of "War, entitled " Instructions to commanding generals in regard to the freeing of slaves," which, ..."

3. Medieval and Modern Times: An Introduction to the History of Western Europe by James Harvey Robinson (1919)
"... THE freeing OF THE SERFS AND THE GROWTH OF THE SPIRIT OF REVOLUTION 141. In 1854 the efforts of Russia to increase her influence in Turkey led to a war ..."

4. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1899)
"Santiago, and the freeing of Spanish America, 174.1. AFTER Admiral Vernon and General ... freeing ..."

5. National Drug Control Strategy: A Nation Responds to Drug Use (1992)
"... freeing Current Users The treatment system is designed to get drug users off drugs and help them to stay off. In so doing, effective treatment can help ..."

6. Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee by Robert Edward Lee (1904)
"... ANNIE HIS SON ROBERT RAISED FROM THE RANKS THE HORSES, "GRACE DARLING" AND "TRAVELLER"— FREDERICKSBURG freeing SLAVES LIKE all the students at the ..."

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