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Noun
/ˈfrēdəm/,
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freedoms, plural;
  1. The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint
    • - we do have some freedom of choice
    • - he talks of revoking some of the freedoms
  2. Absence of subjection to foreign domination or despotic government
    • - he was a champion of Irish freedom
  3. The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved
    • - the shark thrashed its way to freedom
  4. The state of being physically unrestricted and able to move easily
    • - the shorts have a side split for freedom of movement
  5. The state of not being subject to or affected by (a particular undesirable thing)
    • - government policies to achieve freedom from want
  6. The power of self-determination attributed to the will; the quality of being independent of fate or necessity

  7. Unrestricted use of something
    • - the dog is happy having the freedom of the house when we are out
  8. Familiarity or openness in speech or behavior


  1. the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
  2. exemption: immunity from an obligation or duty
  3. Daemon and Freedom™ comprise a two-part novel by the author Daniel Suarez about a computer process, known as The Daemon, that begins to change the real world after the original programmer's death.
  4. Freedom! was an educational computer game developed by MECC. The player assumed the role of a runaway slave in the Antebellum Period of American history who was trying to reach the North through the underground railroad. ...
  5. Huckleberry Finn is the 1974 musical film version of Mark Twain's American classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
  6. Freedom (La libertad) is a 2001 Argentine drama film directed by Lisandro Alonso. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.
  7. Freedom is the third studio album by singer, Akon. Accessed September 21, 2008. The album was originally named Acquitted, however Akon changed it due to its negative connotation. Mtv.com. It was released as a download on December 1, 2008, and in stores December 2, 2008. ...
  8. "Freedom" is a 1987 single by rock singer Alice Cooper, taken from his 10th solo studio album, Raise Your Fist and Yell. The song is the album's hit single, reaching #50 on the UK charts. It was the only single from the album, and the only song which had a music video made for it. ...
  9. The state of being free, of not being imprisoned or enslaved; The lack of a specific constraint, or of constraints in general; a state of being free, unconstrained
  10. (Freedoms) There are ten international aviation freedoms.
  11. Differentia: Voluntary, in the absence of coercion
  12. The best gas furnace available today. Available only from American Standard.
  13. As stated in the Debian Social Contract, Debian will remain 100% free. Debian is very strict about shipping truly free software. The guidelines used to determine if a work is "free" are provided in The Debian Free Software.
  14. Being able to do, say, think, choose whatever you want. Not being controlled or limited in any way.
  15. ". . . that which has its centre in itself . . . . exists in and with itself . . . . self-contained existence . . . . I am free . . . when my existence depends upon myself."  The Philosophy of History 17.
  16. The condition leading to both human accomplishment and anguish. I differ from existentialists in that I support the “freedom to” while Sartre and his socialist colleagues supported a “freedom from” certain conditions. ...
  17. A political condition that permits freedom of choice and action for individuals and also for individuals and groups to participate in the decisions and operation of the society and the political system.
  18. the ability to act consciously, in a well-balanced manner and with self-control in a given constructive direction. . An individual is free if he or she has the power to determine and act without restraint.
  19. Hurriyya, freedom, means freeing all people from being slaves of the laws of men and making them live in perfect slavery, in submission to the will of Allah and his laws.
  20. The law of Moses pointed out the cases in which the servants of the Hebrews were to receive their freedom (Exo 21:2, Exo 21:7, Exo 21:8; Lev 25:39, Lev 25:47; Deu 15:12). ...
  21. (noun) the ability to enjoy civil and political liberty; the absence of slavery or outside control
  22. The autonomy or self-determination of rational beings.
  23. It is frequently said that there are two kinds of freedom, fundamental and categorical. Fundamental freedom refers to the person's ability to decide the kind of person they become. This is the kind of freedom that is put forth to dispute notions of determinism. ...
  24. "is letting yourself go so that you fully experience your existence as a human being...Letting go is completely conquering the idea that discipline is a punishment for a mistake of bad deed..." (pg 78)