NounRelease (plural Releases)
- (software) The distribution of an initial or new and upgraded version of a computer software product; the distribution can be both public or private.
- Anything recently released or made available (as for sale).
- The video store advertised that it had all the latest "releases".
- That which is released, untied or let go.
- They marked the occasion with a release of butterflies.
- To lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back.
- To let go (of); to cease to hold or contain.
- He released his grasp on the lever.
- To make available to the public.
- They released the new product later than intended.
- To free or liberate; to set free.
- He was released after two years in prison.
- To discharge.
- They released thousands of gallons of water into the river each month.
- (telephony) (of a call) To hang up.
- If you continue to use abusive language, I will need to release the call.
Adjectives for Release
impassioned; speedy; merciful; ultimate; eventual; anticipated; unaccountable; long-sought.
Verbs for Release
attempt—; beg for—; grant—; hinder—; permit—; procure—; sanction—; schedule for—; secure—; withhold—; —absolves; —acquits; —clears; —exonerates; —frees; —unbars; —unclogs; —unlooses.
Adverbs for Release
unconditionally; instantaneously; blamelessly; consequently; subsequently; deftly; ulti¬mately; unaccountably.
OK, abandonment, abjuration, absolution, absolve, accord, account, acknowledgment, acquaintance, acquit, acquittal, acquittance, admission, admit, advice, allow, allowance, amnesty, annihilation, announcement, bane, biological death, blue book, boot, bounce, break, break loose, break out, break up, breakout, breakup, briefing, bulletin, bump, bust, can, canceled check, cashier, cast loose, cast off, catharsis, cessation of life, cession, charter, circulate, cleanse, cleanse away, cleansing, clear, clearance, clearing, clinical death, come out with, communication, communique, compurgation, consent, crossing the bar, curtains, cut loose, data, datum, deactivate, deactivation, death, death knell, debrief, debt of nature, decease, decontaminate, defrock, degrade, deliver, deliverance, delivery, demise, demob, demobilization, demobilize, demote, departure, deplume, depose, deprive, destigmatization, destigmatize, destigmatizing, detach, detachment, diaspora, diplomatic immunity, directory, disband, disbandment, disbar, discharge, disculpation, disembarrass, disembroil, disemploy, disengage, disentangle, disintegrate, disintegration, disinvolve, dislodge, dismiss, dismissal, disorganization, disorganize, dispatch, dispensation, dispense, dispense from, dispense with, dispersal, disperse, dispersion, displace, displume, disposal, disposition, disseminate, dissolution, dissolve, distribute, doff, doom, drum out, dumping, dying, ebb of life, emancipate, emancipation, embassy, emergence, emotional release, end, end of life, ending, enlightenment, escape, escapism, eternal rest, evasion, evidence, except, exception, exculpate, exculpation, excuse, exempt, exempt from, exemption, exit, exonerate, exoneration, expel, expiration, express, extinction, extinguishment, extract, extricate, extrication, facts, factual information, familiarization, final summons, finger of death, fire, flight, forgive, forgiveness, forgoing, forswearing, franchise, free, free from, freedom, freeing, furlough, gen, general information, get out, getaway, getting rid of, give absolution, give dispensation from, give leave, give off, give out, give permission, give release, give respite, give the ax, give the gate, give the go-ahead, give the word, giving up, go bail for, go separate ways, going, going off, grant, grant amnesty to, grant bail to, grant immunity, grant remission, grave, guidebook, hand of death, hand out, handout, hard information, immunity, incidental information, info, information, instruction, intelligence, intermission, intermit, issuance, issue, jailbreak, jaws of death, justify, kick, kick upstairs, knell, knowledge, last debt, last muster, last rest, last roundup, last sleep, launch, lay off, leak, leakage, leave, leave go, leaving life, legislative immunity, let, let go, let go free, let loose, let loose of, let off, let out, letter, letting go, liberate, liberation, liberty, license, lifesaving, light, loose, loosen, loosing, loss of life, make available, make possible, make redundant, making an end, manumission, manumit, mention, message, muster out, nonpros, notice, notification, okay, outlet, pardon, parole, part, part company, parting, pass out, passing, passing away, passing over, patent, pension off, perishing, permission, permission to enter, permit, pneumatogram, present, presentation, press release, prisonbreak, privilege, promotional material, proof, publication, publicity, publish, purgation, purge, purge away, purging, put on parole, put out, quash the charge, quietus, quittance, ransom, read out of, recantation, receipt, receipt in full, recover, recovery, redeem, redemption, releasing, relinquish, relinquishment, remise, remission, remit, removal, remove, renunciation, replace, report, reprieve, rescue, rescuing, resign, resignation, respite, rest, retire, retraction, retrieval, retrieve, reward, riddance, sack, sacrifice, salvage, salvation, save, save the necessity, saving, say the word, scatter, sentence of death, separate, separate forcibly, separation, set at large, set free, setting-free, shades of death, shadow of death, shrive, sidelight, sleep, somatic death, spare, special permission, split up, split-up, statement, story, strip, summons of death, superannuate, surcease, surplus, surrender, suspend, suspension, swearing off, take off, tear loose, telegram, the dope, the goods, the know, the scoop, ticket, ticket of admission, transmission, turn off, turn out, unbar, unbind, unbinding, unbolt, unbolting, unbridling, unbuckle, unbuckling, unbutton, uncaging, unchain, unchaining, unclasp, unclutch, undo, unfasten, unfetter, unfettering, unfrock, ungagging, unglue, unhand, unhanding, unharnessing, unhobbling, unknot, unlace, unlashing, unlatch, unlatching, unleash, unleashing, unlock, unlocking, unloose, unloosen, unloosing, unmanacling, unmuzzling, unpenning, unravel, unshackle, unshackling, unsnarl, unstick, unstrap, unstrapping, untangle, untethering, untie, untrussing, untying, unveil, unyoking, vent, verdict of acquittal, vindicate, vindication, voucher, vouchsafe, vouchsafement, waiver, warrant, weigh anchor, white book, white paper, whitewash, withdraw the charge, word, yield, yielding
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