Freedom

Definition of Freedom

Free´dom   Pronunciation: frē´dŭm
n.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.
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.

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