Übersetzung von “free” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivefree /fri/
not costing any money

a free sample of our product
un échantillon gratuit de notre produit

Admission to the show is free!
L'entrée du spectacle est gratuite.
without restrictions or controls

the right to free speech
le droit à la libre parole

You are free to do what you want.
Vous êtes libre de faire ce que vous voulez.
(of a person) not a slave or prisoner

On April 4th I'll be a free man.
Le 4 avril, je serai un homme libre.
≠busy; with enough time to do sth
libre , disponible

I'm free to talk for a few minutes.
J'ai le temps de parler pendant quelques minutes.

Are you free for dinner next Friday?
Es-tu libre pour dîner vendredi prochain ?
(of time) not scheduled and therefore available

I have lots of free time now.
J'ai plein de temps libre maintenant.

a free afternoon
un après-midi libre
not held by or stuck in sth

He struggled until he was free of the ropes.
Il s'est débattu jusqu'à ce qu'il se soit dégagé des cordes.
not affected or influenced by sth negative
sans (prep) , exempt/exempte , débarrassé/-ée

sans produit chimique / dénucléarisé/-ée / sans conservateur

He felt free of/from all doubts.
Il se sentait débarrassé de tout doute.
not being used

The seat next to her was free.
Le siège à côté d'elle était libre.


verb transitivefree /fri/
≠capture, catch; to allow a prisoner or captive animal to go

troops who freed the prisoners from the camps
les troupes qui ont libéré les prisonniers des camps
to help sb or sth that is caught to get out
délivrer , dégager

The animal tried to free its foot from the trap.
L'animal tentait de dégager sa patte du piège.
( free up,) to allow sb to have more time available
permettre de libérer du temps

Your help frees me up to think about other issues.
Ton aide me permet de libérer du temps pour réfléchir à d'autres questions.


adverbfree /fri/
without payment

Children ride the subway free.
Les enfants prennent le métro gratuitement.
out of a position in which sb or sth is held or caught
en liberté

She finally managed to break free from her attacker.
Elle a finalement réussi à se libérer de son agresseur.

(Übersetzung von “free” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /friː/

allowed to move where one wants; not shut in, tied, fastened etc

The prison door opened, and he was a free man.

not forced or persuaded to act, think, speak etc in a particular way

free speech
You are free to think what you like.

(with with) generous

He is always free with his money/advice.

frank, open and ready to speak

Alan was known for his free and easy manner.

costing nothing

a free gift.

not working or having another appointment; not busy

I shall be free at five o’clock.

not occupied, not in use

Is this table free?

(with ofor from) without or no longer having (especially something or someone unpleasant etc)

débarrassé de, gratuit
She is free from pain now.
freedom noun

the state of not being under control and being able to do whatever one wishes

All political prisoners were given their freedom.
freely adverb

in a free manner

She always gives freely to charity
Many people are afraid to speak freely to journalists.

willingly; readily

I freely admit it was my fault.
Freefone® noun

(also freephone; American toll-free number) a telephone number of a business or an organization that can be used free of charge by their customers etc; the system giving this service.

numéro vert
free-for-all noun

a contest, debate etc in which anyone can take part.

ouvert à tous
The marketplace for mobile phone apps has become a free-for-all.
freehand adjective, adverb

(of a drawing etc) (done) without any instruments (eg a ruler) to guide the hand.

à main levée
a freehand sketch.
freehold adjective

(of land, property etc) belonging completely to the owner, not just for a certain time.

en toute propriété
a freehold tenancy.
freelance noun, adjective

(of or done by) a person who is working on his own, not for any one employer

à la pige, de pigiste
a freelance journalist
freelance work.
Freepost noun

a system in Britain in which a business or an organization pays the cost of the post sent to it.

port payé
free skating noun

a free style in ice-skating competitions.

patinage libre
free speech

the right to express an opinion freely

liberté de parole
I believe in free speech.
free trade

trade with foreign countries without customs duties, taxes etc.

freeway noun

a motorway.

autoroute (sans péage)
freewheel verb

to travel (downhill) on a bicycle, in a car etc without using mechanical power.

être/aller en roue libre
free will

the ability to choose and act freely

libre arbitre
He did it of his own free will.
a free hand

freedom to do whatever one likes

carte blanche
He gave her a free hand with the servants.
set free

to make (someone) free

The hostages were set free after several hours of negotiations.


verb (past tense, past participle freed)

(with fromor of) to rid or relieve (someone) of something

(se) libérer/débarrasser de
She was able to free herself from her debts by doing lots of overtime.

(Übersetzung von “free” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)