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Freedom - Definition

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Standard Definition

[n] the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
[n] immunity from an obligation or duty

Synonyms

exemption - (3 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Free"dom\ (fr[=e]"d[u^]m), n. [AS. fre['o]d[=o]m; fre['o]free + -dom. See {Free}, and {-dom}.]
1. The state of being free; exemption from the power and control of another; liberty; independence. Made captive, yet deserving freedom more. --Milton.
2. Privileges; franchises; immunities. Your charter and your caty's freedom. --Shak.
3. Exemption from necessity, in choise and action; as, the freedom of the will.
4. Ease; facility; as, he speaks or acts with freedom.
5. Frankness; openness; unreservedness. I emboldened spake and freedom used. --Milton.
6. Improper familiarity; violation of the rules of decorum; license.
7. Generosity; liberality. [Obs.] --Chaucer. {Freedom fine}, a sum paid on entry to incorporations of trades. {Freedom of the city}, the possession of the rights and privileges of a freeman of the city; formerly often, and now occasionally, conferred on one not a resident, as a mark of honorary distinction for public services. Syn: See {Liberty}.

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