freely Definition

  • 1without hindrance or restraint
  • 2in a way that is relaxed and informal

Using freely: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "freely" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She was allowed to move freely around the house.

  • Example

    The information is freely available online.

  • Example

    He spoke freely about his experiences in the war.

  • Example

    I gave him the freedom to express himself freely.

freely Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with freely

  • used to give permission in a polite way


    Feel free to ask me any questions you may have.

  • free and easy

    relaxed and informal


    The atmosphere at the party was free and easy.

  • a situation in which everyone can do what they want without any rules or restrictions


    The sale turned into a free-for-all as people rushed to grab the discounted items.


Summary: freely in Brief

The adverb 'freely' [ˈfriːli] means without hindrance or restraint, as in 'She was allowed to move freely around the house.' It can also mean in a relaxed and informal way, as in 'The atmosphere at the party was free and easy.' 'Freely' extends into phrases like 'feel free,' used to give permission politely, and 'free for all,' denoting a situation without rules or restrictions.

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