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Definitions for freelance
ˈfriˌlæns, -ˌlɑns, -ˈlæns, -ˈlɑnsfree·lance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freelancer, freelance, free-lance, free lance, independent, self-employed person(adj)

    a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them

  2. freelance, free-lance, self-employed(adj)

    working for yourself

  3. mercenary(a), free-lance(a), freelance(a)(verb)

    serving for wages in a foreign army

    "mercenary killers"

  4. freelance(verb)

    work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer


  1. Freelance(n.)

    a person who acts independently or without authorization of an organization or of his superiors.

  2. Freelance(n.)

    a person who pursues a profession independently, and not as the employee of an organization; -- used especially of writers or photographers who sell their work to organizations of which they are not employees.

  3. Freelance(a.)

    of or pertaining to a freelance; as, a freelance photographer.


  1. freelance(Noun)

    Someone who sells his services to employers without a long-term contract

    Etymology: From free + lance.

  2. freelance(Noun)

    A medieval mercenary

    Etymology: From free + lance.

  3. freelance(Verb)

    To work as a freelance

    Etymology: From free + lance.

  4. freelance(Verb)

    To produce or sell services as a freelance

    Etymology: From free + lance.

  5. freelance(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a freelance; without contract

    He was a freelance writer for several magazines.

    Etymology: From free + lance.

How to pronounce freelance?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of freelance in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of freelance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of freelance in a Sentence

  1. Rockerstop:

    Freelance works in India now can be availed using several websites online. All you need is to sign in as an employer or employee in sites like Freelancer India.

  2. Orrin Konheim:

    DuVernay, who is African-American, told Entertainment Weekly. I was interested in … a heroine that looked like the girls I grew up with. DuVernay said she identified with some progressive ideas she found in L'Engle's novel. She's a very radical thinker and she embedded her sense of what society should and could be in this piece, and a lot of it I agree with. But does that mean her adaptation will adopt a political tone ? Experts say we shouldn't jump to any conclusions about whatDuVernay’s final film will look like. Freelance journalist Orrin Konheim, who has written for The American Conservative, noted that many films, including The Manchurian Candidate, have been remade with African-American stars. Ava DuVernay’s casting choice seems like a non-issue.

  3. San Diego singer-songwriter Ryan Hiller:

    In this business, as with any freelance business, it takes a substantial amount of work just to get more work, anything that can help me manage these efforts in one location is going to make my life easier.

  4. Yuichi Sugimoto:

    Losing my passport means a loss of my work as a freelance photographer. I feel my entire life is being denied.

  5. Freelancertohire:

    Freelancertohire is a Global crowd sourcing Freelance Marketplace that connects freelancers and employers from the world under one roof for purchasing and selling of digital services online. The online portal allows potential employers to post jobs that freelancers can then bid to complete. Founded in 2018, its headquarters is located in Odisha, India.

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