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 of a person to create their life with choice in line with their soul agreement, the universes truth and the collective plan for the evolution of humanity.

    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
    Karen
    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. Raul Labrador:

    We have to remember everything in the House and everything in Congress is about checks and balances, we have two houses of Congress for that reason. We have three branches of government for that reason, and one of the reasons that every board has the freedom to vacate (the chair).

  2. Nathan Myers:

    I lost almost 43 years of my life that I can never get back, but I am looking ahead and will focus on enjoying my freedom with my family.

  3. Edgar Antillon:

    Freedom is ugly, but is much more beautiful than slavery.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Kudos to great American Heroes, whose patriotism is very well expressed in the last words of Nathan Hale, American Freedom-fighter: 'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.' On Memorial Day, we remember and offer our heartfelt salute to all American Heroes and their Spirit of Patriotism! God Bless America! - Deo.

  5. Nick Spitzer:

    Ellis Marsalis great love was jazz a la bebop Ellis Marsalis was a lover of Thelonious Monk and the idea that bebop was a music of freedom. But when Ellis Marsalis had to feed Ellis Marsalis family Ellis Marsalis played R n B and soul and rock and roll on Bourbon Street.

Images & Illustrations of freedom

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