Part of speech: verb

To set free; liberate.

Part of speech: verb

To relinquish, as a right or claim.

Part of speech: noun

The act of releasing; discharge; relinquishment.

Part of speech: verb

To lease again.

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Usage examples "release":

  1. To pass the hall door meant release- escape to him; beyond that there lay only the distance and the unknown. - "The Ancient Law", Ellen Glasgow.
  2. During this conversation Liot made his son understand that the messenger of release might come at any hour; but in the morning he felt so free from pain that David thought he could safely go to the early fishing. - "Prisoners of Conscience", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.
  3. In Thy mercy release me, O Christ! - "Stories from Hans Andersen", Hans Christian Andersen.