Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: release
IPA transcription: [╔╣il'is]
Pronunciations of release
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noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: release
    Meaning: merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film); "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
  • Synonyms: liberation, release, freeing
    Meaning: the act of liberating someone or something
  • Synonyms: release
    Meaning: a process that liberates or discharges something; "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
  • Synonyms: handout, press_release, release
    Meaning: an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
  • Synonyms: dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
    Meaning: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  • Synonyms: passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release
    Meaning: euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: let_go_of, let_go, release, relinquish
    Meaning: release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
  • Synonyms: free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose
    Meaning: grant freedom to; free from confinement
  • Synonyms: turn, release
    Meaning: let (something) fall or spill from a container; "turn the flour onto a plate"
  • Synonyms: publish, bring_out, put_out, issue, release
    Meaning: prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish a magazine or newspaper"
  • Synonyms: exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release
    Meaning: eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
  • Synonyms: secrete, release
    Meaning: generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
  • Synonyms: free, release
    Meaning: make (information) available for publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
Usage examples
  • But she could not release herself.
  • They had helped to release the rope, and of course not.
  • The adventures of Blackwell after his release are well known.
  • Well, you shall share the same fate till I think fit to release you.
  • "I wish I could go with you and be your clerk," she cried, unwilling to release his hand.
  • Will you pledge me your honour, if I release you upon parole, that you will navigate us thither?
  • She thought of her brothers, and their release made her so joyful that she kissed the King's hand.
  • It was the instrument of universal death--the uranium release of untold forces of cataclysmic depredation.
  • She became much affected by it, and cried out, "Please release me a little; I have something to tell the Prince."
  • He went, and Robert was at last able to remove his coat, mop his perspiring brow, and release the crushed and dishevelled Phoenix.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording The Beatles, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Jane Cobden, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Howard Hughes, License CC BY-SA 4.0
3. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Murder of James Bulger, License CC BY-SA 4.0
4. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, License CC BY-SA 4.0
5. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Fritz the Cat (film), License CC BY-SA 4.0
6. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Dungeons & Dragons, License CC BY-SA 4.0
7. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Acid2, License CC BY-SA 4.0
8. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Island fox, License CC BY-SA 4.0
9. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Barack Obama citizenship conspiracy theories, License CC BY-SA 4.0