free translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "free" - English-Spanish dictionary

free

adjective /friː/
allowed to move where one wants; not shut in, tied, fastened etc libre The prison door opened, and he was a free man. not forced or persuaded to act, think, speak etc in a particular way libre free speech You are free to think what you like. (with with) generous generoso He is always free with his money/advice. frank, open and ready to speak abierto Alan was known for his free and easy manner. costing nothing gratuito, gratis a free gift. not working or having another appointment; not busy libre I shall be free at five o’clock. not occupied, not in use libre 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 libertad 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. revolucionario freely adverb in a free manner libremente She always gives freely to charity Many people are afraid to speak freely to journalists. willingly; readily voluntariamente 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. masón 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.
(Definition of free from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

carnival

(a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More