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release (n):
the act of liberating someone or something
Related Words: freeingliberation
release (n):
(music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
release (n):
a formal written statement of relinquishment
Related Words: dischargewaiver
release (n):
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
Related Words: dischargedismissaldismissionfiringsacksacking
release (n):
the act of allowing a fluid to escape
Related Words: spillspillage
release (n):
activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
Samples
she had no other outlet for her feelings.
he gave vent to his anger

Related Word: vent
release (n):
an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
release (n):
merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
Samples
a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
release (n):
a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
release (n):
a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
release (n):
euphemistic expressions for death
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thousands mourned his passing
Related Words: departureexitexpirationgoingpassing
release (n):
a process that liberates or discharges something
Samples
there was a sudden release of oxygen.
the release of iodine from the thyroid gland
release (v):
generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
Samples
secrete digestive juices.
release a hormone into the blood stream

Related Words: secrete
release (v):
eliminate (a substance)
Samples
combustion products are exhausted in the engine.
the plant releases a gas

Related Words: dischargeejectexpel
release (v):
make (assets) available
Samples
release the holdings in the dictator's bank account
Related Words: unblockunfreeze
release (v):
prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
Samples
publish a magazine or newspaper
Related Words: issuepublish
release (v):
release, as from one's grip
Samples
Let go of the door handle, please!
relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall

Related Words: let go ofrelinquish
release (v):
let (something) fall or spill from a container
Samples
turn the flour onto a plate
release (v):
release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
release (v):
part with a possession or right
Samples
I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest.
resign a claim to the throne

Related Words: relinquish
release (v):
make (information) available for publication
Samples
release the list with the names of the prisoners
release (v):
grant freedom to; free from confinement
Related Words: freeliberate
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