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  1. re·lease
  2. verb


  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: release, plural noun: releases

    • v.: verb: release, 3rd person present: releases, gerund or present participle: releasing, past tense: released, past participle: released

    • verb

      allow or enable to escape from confinement; set free:

      allow (something) to move, act, or flow freely:

    • noun

      the action or process of releasing or being released:

      a handle or catch that releases part of a mechanism.

    • noun

      a function or lever which enables the carriage on a manual or electric typewriter to move freely, instead of only in one direction when the keys are pressed.
    • adjective

      denoting something, especially a medicine, that releases an active substance gradually.
    • adjective

      denoting a drug preparation in a capsule containing numerous tiny pellets with different coatings that release their contents steadily over a long period.
    • noun

      a device on a typewriter allowing a word to be typed beyond the margin normally set.
    • adjective

      (of a device) designed for rapid release:
    • noun

      an official statement issued to newspapers giving information on a particular matter.
    • noun

      the button on a camera that is pressed to make the shutter open.
    • noun

      the use of financial arrangements which provide the owner of a house or other property with funds derived from the value of their property while enabling them to continue using it:
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