- Merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film. )
- usage: "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
- The act of liberating someone or something.
- A process that liberates or discharges something.
- usage: "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
- An announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation.
- The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart.
- Euphemistic expressions for death.
- usage: "thousands mourned his passing"
- A legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation.
- synonyms: acquittance
- A device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism.
- synonyms: button
- Activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion.
- usage: "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
- The act of allowing a fluid to escape.
- A formal written statement of relinquishment.
- Music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone.
- synonyms: tone ending
- Release, as from one's grip.
- usage: "Let go of the door handle, please"; "relinquish your grip on the rope-you won't fall"
- Grant freedom to; free from confinement.
- Let (something) fall or spill from a container.
- usage: "turn the flour onto a plate"
- synonyms: turn
- Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale.
- usage: "publish a magazine or newspaper"
- Eliminate (a substance. )
- usage: "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
- Generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids.
- usage: "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
- synonyms: secrete
- Make (information) available for publication.
- usage: "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
- synonyms: free
- Part with a possession or right.
- usage: "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
- Release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition.
- Make (assets) available.
- usage: "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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