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Freedom

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
freedom (noun)
1.
the quality or state of being free as
a) the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action
b) from slavery or restraint or from the power of another - liberation independence
c) the quality or state of being or released usually from something onerous - exempt freedom from care
d) - ease facility spoke the language with freedom
e) the quality of being frank, open, or outspoken - answered with freedom
f) improper familiarity
g) boldness of conception or execution
h) unrestricted use - gave him the freedom of their home
2.
a) a political right
b) - franchise privilege
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
freedom (noun)
1.
the state of being free from the control or power of another
SYNONYMS:
autonomy, independence, independency, liberty, self-determination, self-governance, self-government, sovereignty ( sovranty)
RELATED WORDS:
emancipation, enfranchisement, liberation, manumission, release
NEAR ANTONYMS:
captivity, enchainment, enslavement, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, internment, subjugation
dependence ( dependance), heteronomy, subjection, unfreedom
freedom (noun)
2.
the right to act or move freely
SYNONYMS:
authorization, free hand, latitude, license ( licence), run
RELATED WORDS:
authority, clutch, command, control, dominion, grip, hold, mandate, mastery, power, sway; range, room, space; blank check, carte blanche
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