Definition of


  1. (noun, state) the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
  2. (noun, state) immunity from an obligation or duty

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Synonyms of Freedom


Origin of the word Freedom

  1. O.E. freodom (see free). Freedom-rider recorded 1961, in ref. to civil rights activists in U.S. trying to integrate bus lines. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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