Übersetzung von “free” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /friː/ us /fri/

A2 costing no money

Entry is free for children.

A2 not busy doing anything

Are you free on Friday?
free time

able to do things without being controlled

People should be free to say what they think.

not in prison or in a cage

en libertad
He opened the cage and set the birds free.

not being used by anyone

Is this seat free?
freely adverb /ˈfriː·li/ /ˈfri·li/

For the first time in months she could move freely.
adverb uk /friː/ us /fri/

A2 without paying money

Children under five travel free.

in a way that is not tied up, limited, or controlled

libremente, sin restricciones
I let the dogs run free in the park.
verb uk /friː/ us /fri/ present participle freeing, past tense and past participle freed

to allow someone to leave a prison or place where they have been kept

poner en libertad
The hostages were finally freed yesterday.


suffix uk / -friː/ us / -friː/

used at the end of words to mean ‘without’

lead-free fuel
No working environment is entirely stress-free.
The journey was surprisingly hassle-free.

(Übersetzung von “free” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


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

gratuito, gratis
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)

libre de; librado de
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.
freedom fighter noun

someone who uses violence against a government which they are opposed to. This word is used by people who support this action.

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.

teléfono gratuito
free-for-all noun

a contest, debate etc in which anyone can take part

discusión abierta a todos
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

a mano alzada
a freehand sketch.
freehold adjective

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

de feudo franco
a freehold tenancy.
free kick noun

(in football/soccer and rugby) an occasion when a player is allowed to kick the ball without any opposition because the other team has done something wrong

penal, tiro libre
The referee awarded a free kick just outside the penalty box.
freelance noun, adjective

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

independiente, autónomo
a freelance journalist
freelance work.
freemason noun

a man who belongs to a secret society whose members provide help for each other.

Freepost noun

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

franqueo pagado
free skating noun

a free style in ice-skating competitions.

patinaje libre
free speech noun

the right to express an opinion freely

libertad de expresión
I believe in free speech.
free trade noun

(business ) trade with foreign countries without customs duties, taxes etc.

libre mercado, libre cambio
freeway noun

(American) a motorway.

autopista (sin peaje)
We were driving down the freeway.
freewheel verb

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

ir en punto muerto
free will noun

the ability to choose and act freely

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

freedom to do whatever one likes

carta blanca
He gave her a free hand with the servants.
set free

to make (someone) free

liberar a alguien, poner en libertad a alguien
The hostages were set free after several hours of negotiations.

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