Thesaurus for release
- liberation, freeing, handout, press release, dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, sack, sacking, passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, acquittance, button, outlet, vent, spill, spillage, waiver, tone ending, accomplishment, achievement, action, activity, announcement, conclusion, death, decease, device, ending, expiry, flow, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, merchandise, natural action, natural process, official document, product, promulgation, relinquishing, relinquishment, stream, termination, ware
- let go of, let go, relinquish, free, liberate, unloose, unloosen, loose, turn, publish, bring out, put out, issue, discharge, expel, eject, secrete, resign, give up, unblock, unfreeze, air, bare, channel, channelise, channelize, exudate, exude, give, hand, ooze, ooze out, pass, pass on, publicise, publicize, reach, supply, transfer, transmit, transport, transude, turn over
Pronunciation of release: R IY0 L IY1 S (rɪ'lis)
Number of syllables of release: 2
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Definition of release
- (n): the act of liberating someone or something
- (n): (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
- (n): a formal written statement of relinquishment
- (n): the termination of someone''s employment (leaving them free to depart)
- (n): the act of allowing a fluid to escape
- (n): activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
- (n): merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film); "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
- (n): a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
- (n): an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
- (n): euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
- (n): a process that liberates or discharges something; "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
- (v): generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
- (v): eliminate (substances) from the body
- (v): make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator''s bank account"
- (v): prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish a magazine or newspaper"
- (v): let (something) fall or spill a container; "turn the flour onto a plate"
- (v): release, as from one''s grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won''t fall"
- (v): part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
- (v): grant freedom to; free from confinement
- (v): make (information) available publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"