Definition for release

noun as in delivery; dispensation

noun as in publication

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After being told of Cline’s past, and recent release from prison, a Montgomery County detective drove to the apartment building where Cline lived.

The organization joined with two others, CommunicationFIRST and Autistic Self Advocacy Network, to issue a news release on the day Sia agreed to remove the scenes from the film.

Unlike more than two dozen other states, Maryland bars the release of such records — another way in which advocates say police are shielded from accountability.

Oakland Airport said in a news release that it is the first airport in the country to get testing vending machines.

His debut album, Right Now, is one of the most impressive releases I’ve added to my collection and you should do the same.

Rashad was there to celebrate the release of the Civil Rights drama Selma.

The United States government might not release that information for years, if ever.

On his eighth try, more than three decades after he went in, the parole board finally voted to release Sam.

The “nature of the crime” was too serious to release him, they said.

And so, he says he left prison without proper ID, just his release papers and the “dress-out gear” he was given by the state.

He has secured the release of certain Spanish prisoners, and is building two ships.

He had no rest until the seals were fixed to parchment, and the warrant of his release appeared in public print.

The strenuous efforts made by the Spaniards to secure their release are fully referred to in Chap.

The whole party was captured by the insurgents, who were afterwards ordered to release them all.

Now at the feast the governor was wont to release unto the multitude one prisoner, whom they would.


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On this page you'll find 263 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to release, such as: clemency, discharge, absolution, acquittal, acquittance, and charge.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.