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〔 rIˋlis 〕


〔 riˊliːs 〕

Overview of noun release

The noun release has 12 senses

  • release -- (merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film); "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra")

  • liberation, release, freeing -- (the act of liberating someone or something)

  • release -- (a process that liberates or discharges something; "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland")

  • handout, press release, release -- (an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation)

  • dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking -- (the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart))

  • passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release -- (euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing")

  • acquittance, release -- (a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation)

  • release, button -- (a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism)

  • release, outlet, vent -- (activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger")

  • spill, spillage, release -- (the act of allowing a fluid to escape)

  • release, waiver, discharge -- (a formal written statement of relinquishment)

  • release, tone ending -- ((music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone)

Overview of verb release

The verb release has 10 senses

  • let go of, let go, release, relinquish -- (release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall")

  • free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose -- (grant freedom to; free from confinement)

  • turn, release -- (let (something) fall or spill from a container; "turn the flour onto a plate")

  • publish, bring out, put out, issue, release -- (prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish a magazine or newspaper")

  • exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release -- (eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas")

  • secrete, release -- (generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream")

  • free, release -- (make (information) available for publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners")

  • release, relinquish, resign, free, give up -- (part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne")

  • release, free, liberate -- (release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition)

  • unblock, unfreeze, free, release -- (make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account")