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. freedomnoun

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

  2. exemption, freedomnoun

    immunity from an obligation or duty

Wiktionary

  1. freedomnoun

    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. freedomnoun

    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. Freedomnoun

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

  2. Freedomnoun

    privileges; franchises; immunities

  3. Freedomnoun

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

  4. Freedomnoun

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

  5. Freedomnoun

    frankness; openness; unreservedness

  6. Freedomnoun

    improper familiarity; violation of the rules of decorum; license

  7. Freedomnoun

    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  
  4. freedom

    To exist on planet earth, to have optimum health, love, our human rights, a house to reside in, be active, able to work and provide for a person or family, to have the freedom to contribute to society in creative and innovative ways and earn or receive a balanced and moderate income living a life with fairness and justness for all

    Freedom is important for us all

    Submitted by MaryC on January 20, 2021  

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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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.

  2. Manuel Valls:

    Journalists were killed because they defended freedom. Policemen were killed because they were protecting you. Jews were killed because they were Jewish.

  3. Robyn Barnard:

    A gilded cage is still a cage, there are locks on the doors, there is no freedom of movement. It is for all intents and purposes a prison.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Self-immolation as a way to protest against the injustices or as a way to fight for freedom cannot be accepted! All the fights must be done in the dimension of existence! Your body is your road to everywhere; if you destroy it, you lose all the roads! Stay firm and fight alive; no cause is more valuable than a man’s life! Keep your body out of the fire! Don’t ever praise the self-immolations; condemn them! Suicide is a defeat! Power is to fight, to fight peacefully, and not to die in agony!

  5. Sun Jianguo:

    But China consistently opposes so-called military freedom of navigation which brings with it a military threat, and which challenges and disrespects the international law of the sea, this kind of military freedom of navigation is damaging to freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, and it could even play out in a disastrous way.

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