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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    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. Scott Morrison:

    There was no discussion about anything else, there was an appreciation of our involvement in that particular operation which was I remind everyone is about freedom of navigation in the Straits of Hormuz. That's what that is about. The other matters that are being pursued by the United States are matters that they're pursuing.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    There are a whole bunch of areas that the federal government has no business sticking its nose in, i will fight every day for you, for your freedom, for your right to run a small business, for economic growth and for keeping government the heck off your back.

  3. Michael Signer:

    Despite his prior glitzy image, Trump started becoming a demagogue when he started trying to lead a 'silent majority' of furious, mostly white, lower- and middle-class voters, and he really crossed the line when he started doubling down on deceits like the lie about 'thousands' of people celebrating 9/11 in Jersey City, countenancing violence, demonizing large swaths of people, and now, casting aside the freedom of religion for Muslims.

  4. Mosharraf Zaidi:

    He's one of the drivers of restrictions of the press ; he publicly feuds and attacks newspapers and journalists. He doesn't stand for freedom unless that press freedom entails praising Imran Khan.

  5. John F. Kennedy:

    I come [ to France ] not merely because of the past, but because of future associations in defense of the West -- in defense of freedom everywhere.

Images & Illustrations of freedom

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