freedom / ˈfri dəm /


freedom 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the state of being free or at liberty rather than in confinement or under physical restraint: He won his freedom after a retrial.
  2. exemption from external control, interference, regulation, etc.
  3. the power to determine action without restraint.
  4. political or national independence.
  5. personal liberty, as opposed to bondage or slavery: The formerly enslaved seamstress bought her freedom and later became Mary Todd Lincoln’s dressmaker and stylist.
  6. exemption from the presence of anything specified: freedom from fear.
  7. the absence of or release from ties, obligations, etc.
  8. ease or facility of movement or action: to enjoy the freedom of living in the country.
  9. frankness of manner or speech.
  10. general exemption or immunity: freedom from taxation.
  11. the absence of ceremony or reserve.
  12. a liberty taken.
  13. a particular immunity or privilege enjoyed, as by a city or corporation: freedom to levy taxes.
  14. civil liberty, as opposed to subjection to an arbitrary or despotic government.
  15. the right to enjoy all the privileges or special rights of citizenship, membership, etc., in a community or the like.
  16. the right to frequent, enjoy, or use at will: to have the freedom of a friend's library.
  17. Philosophy. the power to exercise choice and make decisions without constraint from within or without; autonomy; self-determination.Compare necessity.

freedom 近义词

n. 名词 noun

independence, license to do as one wants

n. 名词 noun

political independence

n. 名词 noun

easy attitude


  1. You want to be right up to that edge where it’s dynamic and there’s freedom.
  2. He has no idea what the brave men and women who have fought and even died in war for our country, and those in the military today protecting our freedoms, stand for.
  3. Instead, Brazil’s National Congress is considering legislation that would violate the privacy and freedom of expression of the country’s 137 million internet users.
  4. This limitless freedom that it feels like I can feel in her performance there.
  5. He’ll remember his one moment of freedom, he claims, when he’s “old and bent.”
  6. In other words, the free thinker defending freedom of thought.
  7. It was also an attack on our freedom of expression and way of life.
  8. The more we appease, the more we indulge, the more emboldened the enemies of freedom become.
  9. No one wants to align with less freedom at a time like this.
  10. The choice between freedom and fear is not difficult when seen with perspective.
  11. For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.
  12. It was a life full of freedom, and I shall never cease to be grateful for it, but I must go home soon and look after my affairs.
  13. Her success increased her confidence in herself and enhanced the boldness and freedom with which she handled her brush.
  14. If there is everywhere complete economic freedom, then there will ensue in consequence a régime of social justice.
  15. The primal rigidity of the straight line yields later on to the freedom of an organ.