Spanish translation of “free”
free 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)
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.
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
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.
free skating noun › a free style in ice-skating competitions.
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
He did it of his own free will. a free hand noun › freedom to do whatever one likes
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.