English Vietnamese dictionary
- tính từ
- tự do
- a free country: một nước tự do
- free hydrogen: (hoá học), hyddro tự do
- a free translation: bản dịch tự do, bản dịch thoát ý
- free verse: thơ tự do (không luật)
- free love: tình yêu tự do (không cần cưới xin)
- không mất tiền, không phải trả tiền; được miễn
- free admission: vào cửa không mất tiền
- free of duty: được miễn thuế
- free imports: các loại hàng nhập được miễn thuế
- (+ from) không bị, khỏi phải, thoát được
- free from care: không phải lo lắng
- free from pain: không bị đau đớn
- free from dampness: không bị ẩm
- rảnh, không có người ở, không có người giữ chỗ
- to have very little free time: có rất ít thì giờ rảnh
- there are three rooms free at this hotel: ở khách sạn có ba phòng chưa có ai ở
- lỏng, không bọ ràng buộc
- to leave one end of the rope free: thả lỏng một dây thừng
- suồng sã; xấc láo; tục
- to be too free in one's behaviour: có thái độ suồng sã
- a free story: một chuyện tục
- thanh thoát, uyển chuyển, mềm mại; dễ dàng
- a free style of writing: văn phòng thanh thoát, văn phòng uyển chuyển
- free lines and curves: những đường thẳng và nét cong thanh thoát uyển chuyển
- free gestures: những cử chỉ mềm mại uyển chuyển
- rộng rãi, hào phóng; phong phú, nhiều
- to spend money with a free hand: tiêu tiền hào phóng
- to be free with one's praise: khen ngợi không tiếc lời
- thông, thông suốt (không bị ngăn cản)
- a free road: con đường thông suốt
- tự nguyện, tự ý
- to be free to confess: tự nguyện thú
- được đặc quyền (ở một thành phố); được quyền sử dụng và ra vào (một toà nhà...)
- free motion
- xọc xạch; jơ (máy)
- to give somebody a free hand
- để cho ai toàn quyền hành động
- to have one's hands free
- rảnh tay, không phải lo lắng điều gì
- to make free use of something
- tuỳ thích sử dụng cái gì
- tự do
- phó từ
- tự do
- không phải trả tiền
- (hàng hải) xiên gió
- ngoại động từ
- thả, phóng thích, giải phóng, trả tự do
- gỡ ra khỏi; giải thoát; mở thông (một con đường)
Advanced English dictionary
adjective, verb, adverb
+ adjective (freer )
1 ~ (to do sth) not under the control or in the power of sb else; able to do what you want: I have no ambitions other than to have a happy life and be free. + Students have a free choice of courses in their final year. + You are free to come and go as you please. + (spoken) 'Can I use the phone?' 'Please, feel free (= of course you can use it).'
2 not restricted or controlled by anyone else; able to do or say what you want: A true democracy complete with free speech and a free press was called for. + the country's first free election + They gave me free access to all the files.
3 (of a person) not a prisoner or slave: He walked out of jail a free man.
animal / bird
4 not tied up or in a cage: The researchers set the birds free.
5 costing nothing: Admission is free. + free samples / tickets / advice + We're offering a fabulous free gift with each copy you buy. + You can't expect people to work for free (= without payment).
6 clear; not blocked: Ensure there is a free flow of air around the machine.
7 ~ from / of sth not containing or affected by sth harmful or unpleasant: free from difficulty / doubt / fear + free from artificial colours and flavourings + It was several weeks before he was completely free of pain.
8 (-free) (in adjectives) without the thing mentioned: virtually fat-free yoghurt + tax-free earnings + a trouble-free life
not attached / trapped
9 ~ (of sth) not attached to sth or trapped by sth: Pull gently on the free end of the rope. + They had to be cut free from their car after the accident. + She finally managed to pull herself free.
not being used
10 not being used: He held out his free hand and I took it. + Is this seat free?
11 ~ (for sth) (of a person or time) without particular plans or arrangements; not busy: If Sarah is free for lunch I'll take her out. + Keep Friday night free for my party. + What do you like to do in your free time (= when you are not working)?
ready to give
12 ~ with sth (often disapproving) ready to give sth, especially when it is not wanted: He's too free with his opinions.
13 a free TRANSLATION is not exact but gives the general meaning
Idioms: free and easy informal; relaxed: Life was never going to be so free and easy again.
get, have, etc. a free hand to get, have, etc. the opportunity to do what you want to do and to make your own decisions: I was given a free hand in designing the syllabus.
get, take, etc. a free ride to get or take sth without paying because sb else is paying for it
it's a free country (spoken) used as a reply when sb suggests that you should not do sth: It's a free country; I'll say what I like!
there's no such thing as a free lunch (spoken) used to say that it is not possible to get sth for nothing
more at HOME adv., REIN n.
1 [VN] ~ sb (from sth) to allow sb to leave prison or somewhere they have been kept against their WILL (= where they did not want to be kept): By the end of May nearly 100 of an estimated 2 000 political prisoners had been freed. + The hijackers agreed to free a further ten hostages. + The starting point for emancipation was the freeing of children of slaves born after a certain date.
sb / sth trapped
2 [VN] ~ sb/sth / yourself (from sth) to move sb/sth that is caught or fixed on sth: Three people were freed from the wreckage. + She struggled to free herself. + A good kick finally freed the door. + He managed to free his arms from their bonds.
3 [VN] ~ sb/sth of / from sb/sth to remove sth that is unpleasant or not wanted from sb/sth
These exercises help free the body of tension. + The police are determined to free the town of violent crime. + The centre aims to free young people from dependency on drugs.
4 [VN] ~ sb/sth (up) to make sb/sth available for a particular purpose: We freed time each week for a project meeting. + The government has promised to free up more resources for education.
5 [VN to inf] to give sb the extra time to do sth that they want to do: Winning the prize freed him to paint full-time.
1 (also free of charge) without payment: Children under five travel free.
2 away from or out of a position in which sb/sth is stuck or trapped: The wagon broke free from the train.
See also -
Idioms: make free with sth (disapproving) to use sth a lot, even though it does not belong to you: Does she know that you're making free with her belongings?
run free (of an animal) to be allowed to go where it likes; not tied to anything or kept in a cage
more at WALK v.
1 not controlled by rules
2 not in prison; not restricted/trapped
3 costing nothing
4 free from/of sth: without sth
5 not being used
6 not busy
Concise English dictionary
+people who are free
+grant freedom to; free from confinement
+remove or force out from a position
+grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
+make (information) available publication
+free from obligations or duties
+free or remove obstruction from
+let off the hook
+part with a possession or right
+make (assets) available
+able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint
+unconstrained or not chemically bound in a molecule or not fixed and capable of relatively unrestricted motion
+not occupied or in use
+not fixed in position
+not held in servitude
+not taken up by scheduled activities