Definitions for Release
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Release.
merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
"a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
liberation, release, freeingnoun
the act of liberating someone or something
a process that liberates or discharges something
"there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
handout, press release, releasenoun
an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sackingnoun
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, releasenoun
euphemistic expressions for death
"thousands mourned his passing"
a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
release, outlet, ventnoun
activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
"she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
spill, spillage, releasenoun
the act of allowing a fluid to escape
release, waiver, dischargenoun
a formal written statement of relinquishment
release, tone endingverb
(music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
let go of, let go, release, relinquishverb
release, as from one's grip
"Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, looseverb
grant freedom to; free from confinement
let (something) fall or spill from a container
"turn the flour onto a plate"
publish, bring out, put out, issue, releaseverb
prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
"publish a magazine or newspaper"
exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseverb
eliminate (a substance)
"combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
"secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
make (information) available for publication
"release the list with the names of the prisoners"
release, relinquish, resign, free, give upverb
part with a possession or right
"I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
release, free, liberateverb
release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
unblock, unfreeze, free, releaseverb
make (assets) available
"release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"
The distribution of an initial or new and upgraded version of a computer software product; the distribution can be both public or private.
Anything recently released or made available (as for sale).
The video store advertised that it had all the latest "releases".
That which is released, untied or let go.
They marked the occasion with a release of butterflies.
To lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back.
To let go (of); to cease to hold or contain.
He released his grasp on the lever.
To make available to the public.
They released the new product later than intended.
To free or liberate; to set free.
He was released after two years in prison.
They released thousands of gallons of water into the river each month.
To hang up.
If you continue to use abusive language, I will need to release the call.
To set up; to provide with a goal-scoring opportunity
Etymology: From relaisser (variant of relascher).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: relasche, Fr. from the verb.
O fatal search! in which the lab’ring mind,
Still press’d with weight of woe, still hopes to find
A shadow of delight, a dream of peace,
From years of pain, one moment of release. Matthew Prior.
The king made a great feast, and made a release to the provinces, and gave gifts. Esth. ii. 18.
The king would not have one penny abated, of what had been granted by parliament; because it might encourage other countries to pray the like release or mitigation. Francis Bacon.
Etymology: relascher,relaxer, Fr.
Pilate said, whom will ye that I release unto you? Mat.
You releas’d his courage, and set free
A valour fatal to the enemy. Dryden.
Why should a reasonable man put it into the power of fortune to make him miserable, when his ancestors have taken care to release him from her? Dryden.
Too secure, because from death releas’d some days. John Milton.
He had been base, had he releas’d his right,
For such an empire none but kings should fight. Dryden.
It may not seem hard, if in cases of necessity certain profitable ordinances sometimes be released, rather than all men always strictly bound to the general rigor thereof. Richard Hooker.
to lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back
to let loose again; to set free from restraint, confinement, or servitude; to give liberty to, or to set at liberty; to let go
to relieve from something that confines, burdens, or oppresses, as from pain, trouble, obligation, penalty
to let go, as a legal claim; to discharge or relinquish a right to, as lands or tenements, by conveying to another who has some right or estate in possession, as when the person in remainder releases his right to the tenant in possession; to quit
to loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of; as, to release an ordinance
the act of letting loose or freeing, or the state of being let loose or freed; liberation or discharge from restraint of any kind, as from confinement or bondage
relief from care, pain, or any burden
discharge from obligation or responsibility, as from debt, penalty, or claim of any kind; acquittance
a giving up or relinquishment of some right or claim; a conveyance of a man's right in lands or tenements to another who has some estate in possession; a quitclaim
the act of opening the exhaust port to allow the steam to escape
Etymology: [Pref. re + lease to let.]
Release is a composition by Pearl Jam.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-lēs′, v.t. to grant a new lease of.—ns. Releasēē′, Relessēē′, the one to whom a release is granted; Releas′or, Reless′or, one who grants a release.
rē-lēs′, v.t. to let loose from: to set free: to discharge from: to relieve: to let go, give up a right to.—n. a setting free: discharge or acquittance: the giving up of a claim: liberation from pain.—adj. Releas′able.—ns. Release′ment (Milt.), act of releasing or discharging; Releas′er, -or, Reless′or, one who executes a release. [O. Fr. relaissier—L. laxāre, to relax.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In air armament, the intentional separation of a free-fall aircraft store, from its suspension equipment, for purposes of employment of the store.
To liberate an animal or human being.
The elephant's were released into the forest park and we were so delighted.
Submitted by MaryC on January 2, 2020
To share data, documentation, information or fact.
The government release the documentation online for members of the public to view.
Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020
To express a creative feeling, understanding or knowledge.
They did express how their wedding day was an expression of their love, unity and morality.
Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020
To create a movement.
The release of money from government accounts to the citizens was authorized and payments processed efficiently.
Submitted by MaryC on March 30, 2020
To create a movement of energy.
They did release the water from the reservoir to ensure the water flow was balanced.
Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Release' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2155
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Release' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2588
Rank popularity for the word 'Release' in Nouns Frequency: #882
Rank popularity for the word 'Release' in Verbs Frequency: #271
The numerical value of Release in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Release in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I’m sure you’re aware that the Russian propaganda groups [are] already putting out there all kinds of information about how they’ve uncovered a plot by the Ukrainians to release biological weapons in the country, with NATO’s coordination, if there is a biological or chemical weapon incident or attack inside of Ukraine, is there any doubt in your mind that 100% it would be the Russians that would be behind it?
The grim stories some are trying to paint are absolutely groundless ... We do not want to let this stand in the way of our relations, but if the unconditional release of a convicted terrorist is what our British partners ask of us as a condition for maintaining our productive cooperation, it would simply be unfortunate.
The technology that we are developing is - instead of using the carbon anodes - is to use an anode made of ceramic so you would not consume any carbon, and you would not release any CO2 into the atmosphere.
I buy one or two Apple products every time they release something new, i like to run, so the heart rate reader is progress.
European indices are set to start December on a positive note, asian shares climbed higher after the release of mixed Chinese PMI data hinting that government support measures may finally have served their purpose as the economy shows signs of levelling out.
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Translations for Release
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- verlos, los, publiseerAfrikaans
- أطلق سراح, حرر, إطلاق سراحArabic
- alliberament, alliberat, publicar, alliberar, llançar, amollar, versió, estrena, estrenarCatalan, Valencian
- vydání, uvolnitCzech
- rhyddhau, gollwngWelsh
- udgave, versionDanish
- loslassen, freisetzen, Veröffentlichung, Version, freilassen, Freisetzung, veröffentlichenGerman
- ελευθέρωση, απελευθέρωση, έκδοσηGreek
- versión, liberar, descargado, lanzamiento, soltar, soltado, lanzarSpanish
- رها کردنPersian
- julkistaa, vapauttaa, uutuus, päästää, julkaisu, irrottaaFinnish
- lâcher, libérer, version, sortirFrench
- ligean, scaoil, scaoil amach, scaoil deIrish
- שחרר, כותר, הוציא לאור, גרסה, הוציא לשוקHebrew
- ազատել, արձակել, բաց թողնել, թողարկելArmenian
- liberare, rilasciare, versioneItalian
- リリース, 解放する, 放すJapanese
- بهربوون, بهردانKurdish
- vrijlaten, loslatenDutch
- wydanie, uwolnienie, nowość, wersja, wyzwoleniePolish
- liberar, lançar, lançamento, soltar, versãoPortuguese
- отпускать, релизRussian
- frisläppande, släppa, frigöring, ge ut, frige, lössläppaSwedish
- విడుదల, అనుమతి, విడుదలైనTelugu
- bırakmak, tahliye etmekTurkish
- phát hành, xả, phiên bản, thả, giải phóngVietnamese
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