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Release

Pronunciation of Release
/ɹɪlˈiːs/, /ɹɪlˈiːs/, /ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈiː_s/

Antonyms for release:

incarcerate, repress, restrain, charge, impeach, confine, suppress, retain, imprisonment, incarceration, withhold, accuse, censure, detain, hold, imprison, punish.

Synonyms for release:

Sense 1

impunity, opt out, confinement, emit, wiggle room, free will, independence, self-help, pressure, handover, rescue, leeway, resourcing, escape, tell, disburden, disposition, consignment, liberating, salvation, carte blanche, time-switch, blank check, save, toggle switch, unhitch, Unclench, free hand, master switch, infusion, muzzle, remission.

Sense 2

distribution, deed, ransom, free association, autonomy, drip feed, delivery, submission, publicity, safety catch, cashier, receipt, allotment, latitude, restitution, autarky, elbow room, transmission, remit, fast forward, safety valve.

Sense 3

equipment, unburden, bail out, circulation, record, presentation, rewind, safety, can, keep off, restoration.

Sense 4

lever, dial, console, switch, touch off, treble, provision.

Sense 5

knob, pause.

Sense 7

panel, terminate, space, shake, bounce.

Sense 8

spring.

Sense 13

control.

Sense 14

get off.

Sense 24

give.

acquit

let go.

discharge

parole, unchain.

dismiss

force out, let out.

forgive

exculpate.

free

Disenthrall, let loose, Uncage, turn loose, manumit, freeing.

open

uncork, undo.

reprieve

respite.

rid

disburden, disembarrass.

spread out

unfold.

unfold

stretch out.

unfurl

unfold.

Other synonyms and related words:

broadcast, turn loose, unclasp, acquittance, unhand, cashier, get out, turn off, emancipation, handout, lay off, departure, radiate, expel, freeing, issue, fall, publish, spare, muster out, press release, extricate, loose, rescue, let out.

Sense 2 (noun)

publicity.

Sense 3 (noun)

manumit, spring.

Sense 6 (noun)

broadcast, bounce, announce, cashier, proclaim, terminate, can.

Sense 7 (noun)

autonomy, independence, free will, enfranchisement, autarky.

Sense 8 (noun)

bail out.

Sense 13 (noun)

knob, dial, panel, pause, console, fast forward, lever, master switch.

Sense 15 (noun)

get off, keep off.

absolution (noun)

exculpation, pardon, amnesty, forgiveness.

acquittal (noun)

defrayal, absolution, forgiveness, discharge, amnesty, exoneration, acquittal, freedom, clearance, dismissal, exculpation, vindication, liberation, reprieve.

announcement (noun)

message, bulletin, notification, statement, communication, advertisement.

catharsis (noun)

cleansing, purification, catharsis, purge.

death (noun)

demise, rest, decease, end, passing, expiration, ending, fatality, parting, dissolution, cessation, annihilation, quietus, extinction, death.

dismissal (noun)

exemption, waiver, excuse, liberty, reprieve, pardon, license, privilege, relief, immunity, dispensation, concession, stay, permission, exception.

forgiveness (noun)

absolution, pardon.

freedom (noun)

relaxation, leisure, Freeness.

liberation (noun)

disengagement, toleration, enfranchisement, emancipation, deliverance.

news (noun)

dispatch, statement, communication, flash, report, information, gossip, news, notice, epistle, announcement, account, rumor, message, bulletin.

press release (noun)

press release.

printing (noun)

edition.

publication (noun)

flash.

relinquishment (noun)

vacation, renunciation, abdication, relinquishment, abandonment, defection, dereliction, desertion, withdrawal, Disclamation, capitulation, resignation.

riddance (noun)

disposal, dismissal, cancellation, relegation, renouncement, riddance, rejection.

absolve (verb)

relieve, vindicate, forgive, spare.

acquit (verb)

defray, liberate, absolve, clear, forgive, exonerate, vindicate, let go, acquit, exculpate, free.

announce (verb)

declare, trumpet, broadcast, divulge, reveal, promulgate, proclaim, publish, report, disclose, annunciate, advertise, tell, publicize, blazon.

cease (verb)

let up.

contact (verb)

turn.

discharge (verb)

parole.

dismiss (verb)

exempt, relieve, except, permit.

free (verb)

ease, disentangle, unleash, untie, disencumber, Disentwine, unchain, Unfetter.

liberate (verb)

emancipate, disengage, deliver, manumit, set free, turn loose, let loose.

loosen (verb)

disconnect, diverge, disarticulate, detach, unfasten, break, unbind, disjoin, disperse, loosen.

open (verb)

open, undo, expose, disclose, unseal, bare, unplug, reveal, uncork, unlock.

permit (verb)

bless, sanction, allow, authorize, consent, condone, tolerate, let, approve, concede, enfranchise.

release (verb)

exempt, extricate, absolve, unbind, exculpate, turn out, surrender, clear, excuse, unfasten, disengage, bail out, vent, liberate, unchain, loose, acquit, free, deliver, exonerate, set free, take out, unleash, emancipate, drop, turn loose, unloose, manumit, untie, Unfetter, give out, loosen, undo.

relinquish (verb)

disown, disclaim, vacate, withdraw, quit, abdicate, desert, defect, forsake, resign, surrender, abandon, give up, forgo, waive, capitulate, shed, relinquish, renounce.

slacken (verb)

loosen, free, slacken.

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