What does the word liberty mean?

Usage examples for liberty

  1. Mrs Grove gave a little start of surprise at the liberty taken by Arthur. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  2. I took the liberty of waiting before, to say that a lady wished to see you, sir. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. She had taken her liberty, and was prepared to enjoy it. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli