Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.(verb)
An example of release is to set a bird free from captivity.
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.(noun)
An example of release is the allowing of a person to be free from the terms of a contract.
See release in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME relesen < OFr relaisser < L relaxare: see relax
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transitive verb re·leased, re·leas·ing, re·leas·es
Origin: Middle English relesen
Origin: , from Old French relaissier
Origin: , alteration of relacher
Origin: , from Latin relaxāre; see relax.
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