What does Freedom mean?

Definitions for Freedom
ˈfri dəmFree·dom

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Freedom.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. freedom(noun)

    the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints

  2. exemption, freedom(noun)

    immunity from an obligation or duty

Wiktionary

  1. freedom(Noun)

    The state of being free, of not being imprisoned or enslaved.

    Having recently been released from prison, he didn't know what to do with his newfound freedom.

    Etymology: From freedom, fredom, from freodom, equivalent to . Cognate with fridoem, vrijdom, fridom, vrituom, fridom.

  2. freedom(Noun)

    The lack of a specific constraint, or of constraints in general; a state of being free, unconstrained.

    Etymology: From freedom, fredom, from freodom, equivalent to . Cognate with fridoem, vrijdom, fridom, vrituom, fridom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freedom(noun)

    the state of being free; exemption from the power and control of another; liberty; independence

  2. Freedom(noun)

    privileges; franchises; immunities

  3. Freedom(noun)

    exemption from necessity, in choise and action; as, the freedom of the will

  4. Freedom(noun)

    ease; facility; as, he speaks or acts with freedom

  5. Freedom(noun)

    frankness; openness; unreservedness

  6. Freedom(noun)

    improper familiarity; violation of the rules of decorum; license

  7. Freedom(noun)

    generosity; liberality

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Freedom

    The rights of individuals to act and make decisions without external constraints.

Editors Contribution

  1. freedom

    The ability, feeling, knowing, understanding, trust and right to make just, fair, ethical, moral and intelligent change, choices and decisions.

    Freedom is a divine right that every human being on the planet is entitled to and demands.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2016  
  2. freedom

    The ethical, moral and official authority and power.

    Freedom of movement is a fundamental human right and we all have the freedom to create this for the health and shared prosperity of everyone on planet earth.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  
  3. freedom

    The right to live life how we choose.

    Freedom is important around the world, we all deserve it.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Freedom' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1675

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Freedom' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3149

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Freedom' in Nouns Frequency: #731

How to pronounce Freedom?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Freedom in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Freedom in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Freedom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Freedom in a Sentence

  1. Sarah Palin:

    What is most disturbing is Twitter's failure to act when Miss Banks actively supported and encouraged her fans to seek out the Palin's personal home address, break in and inflict harm on the Palin family. Especially when it’s now been proven that Twitter was alerted to these threats on their platform and the lengthy history of deranged stalkers with violent intentions who have broken into the Palin family's properties and been arrested, charged and convicted by local and federal authorities. This is not a laughing matter and far crosses the line of freedom of speech.

  2. Ronald Reagan:

    Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit.

  3. Harry Harris:

    A geopolitical competition between free and repressive visions of world order is taking place in the Indo-Pacific, great power competition is back and I believe we're approaching an inflection point in history.... Freedom and justice hang in the balance.

  4. City Mayor Tom Bogue:

    And it is an issue that has to be dealt with, because every elected official — while they do have their freedom of speech — also has to understand there’s consequences, or potential consequences, with what they say.

  5. Emil Cioran:

    Tyranny destroys or strengthens the individual; freedom enervates him, until he becomes no more than a puppet. Man has more chances of saving himself by hell than by paradise.

Images & Illustrations of Freedom

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