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1. release [ v ] release, as from one's grip
Examples: "Let go of the door handle, please!" "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"

Used in print:

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

Instead of isolating the literal flatness by specifying and circumscribing it , the pasted paper or cloth releases and spreads it , and the artist seems to have nothing left but this undepicted flatness with which to finish as_well_as start his picture .

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

The clapping they made on the concrete interrupted him in the ecstatic pleasure he knew , so that he quickly released his hold on the goat and pretended to be examining its haunches for ticks .

Synonyms release let_go let_go_of relinquish Related Terms hold disengage bring_out unleash unleash unclasp unleash trigger unhand pop toggle discharge relinquishment

2. release [ n ] merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
Examples: "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

The program was instituted in 1940 , and releases are available only from the Recording_Laboratory of the Library_of_Congress , Washington 25 , D._C. A catalogue is available on_request .

Howard_Mitchell and the National_Symphony perform in the first two releases , designed for grades one and two .

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

All_of the releases , however , are recorded at a gratifyingly high level , with resultant masking of any surface_noise .

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

Seen in perspective , many_of these releases have a genuine claim to be milestones .

The easiest way to describe this release is to say that it reproduces an interesting and effective Steinberg performance with minimal alteration of its musical values .

Synonyms release Related Terms merchandise free

3. release [ v ] grant freedom to; free from confinement

Used in print:

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Thinking the evidence insufficient to get a conviction , he later released him .

Synonyms free release liberate loose unloosen unloose Related Terms confine unchain unspell parole bail run bail_out liberation free

4. release [ v ] let (something) fall or spill a container
Examples: "turn the flour onto a plate"

Synonyms turn release Related Terms transmit throw deflate

5. release [ v ] let (something) fall or spill a container
Examples: "turn the flour onto a plate"

Used in print:

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

The kiss outraged our friends but it was done and meanwhile had released in me all the remote , exciting premonitions of lust , all the mysterious sensations that I had imagined a truly consummated kiss would convey to me .

Synonyms release turn Related Terms transmit deflate throw spill

6. release [ n ] the act of liberating someone or something

Used in print:

(Harold Searles, "Schizophrenic Communication,"...)

Of all the possible forms of nonverbal expression , that which seems best to give release , and communicational expression , to complex and undifferentiated feelings is laughter .

Synonyms release liberation freeing Related Terms accomplishment rescue manumission clearing relief deregulation jail_delivery emancipation probation parole unsnarling free free liberate

7. release [ v ] generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
Examples: "secrete digestive juices" "release a hormone into the blood stream"

Used in print:

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

A study of their activity on thyroglobulin has shown that thyroxine is not preferentially released and that the degradation proceeds stepwise with the formation of macromolecular intermediates ( Alpers , Petermann and Rall , 1956 ) .

It is assumed that the iodine released from the iodotyrosines remains in the iodide pool of the thyroid , where it is oxidised and re-incorporated into thyroglobulin .

The thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine released by proteolysis and so escaping de-iodination presumably diffuse into the blood_stream .

Synonyms release secrete Related Terms exude water

8. release [ v ] eliminate, as of bodily substances

Used in print:

(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)

The only effect of lack of a center would then be to release the hydrogen_atoms to occupy general , rather_than special , positions along the [ 111 ] axis .

Synonyms release discharge eject expel Related Terms shed_blood blow emit excrete spew ovulate abort expectorate fester evacuate ejaculate expulsion discharge

9. release [ v ] prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
Examples: "publish a magazine or newspaper"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

A copy was released to the press .

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

A prepared statement released by the student group Friday stated that `` extensive research by COAHR into techniques and methods of theater integration in other cities indicated that the presence of picket_lines and stand-ins before segregated theaters causes a drop in profits '' .

(Patrick Dennis, Little Me....)

By the time the film was released we were three million dollars over-spent , war was imminent and the public apparently had forgotten all about Mother_Cabrini .

Synonyms issue publish release bring_out put_out Related Terms publicize edit publication issue publisher publisher publication issuer publisher

10. release [ n ] an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

There are 12 of these to choose from , all_of them of popular_music except for the star release , Pass_in_Review ( SP 44001 ) .

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

Proposed property sales of general interest to small business_concerns are publicized through SBA regional news releases , and by `` flyers '' directed to the small business_concerns .

Synonyms release press_release handout Related Terms announcement

11. release [ n ] a process that liberates or discharges something
Examples: "there was a sudden release of oxygen" "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"

Used in print:

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

Since the circulating thyroid_hormones are the amino_acids thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine ( cf. Section C ) , it is clear that some mechanism must exist in the thyroid_gland for their release from proteins before secretion .

At the present_time we do not know by what biochemical_mechanism TSH acts_on the thyroid , but for bio-assay of the hormone there are a number of properties by which its activity may be estimated , including release of iodine from the thyroid , increase in thyroid weight , increase in mean height of the follicular cells and increase in the thyroidal uptake of * * f .

Synonyms release Related Terms natural_process emission secrete

12. release [ n ] the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Used in print:

(Samuel Elkin, "The Ball Player," Nugget, 6: 5...)

`` You get your unconditional release as of today '' .

Phil said : `` I got my release '' .

Synonyms release discharge liberation firing sack sacking dismission dismissal Related Terms termination deactivation conge dishonorable_discharge Section_Eight superannuation removal fire free

13. release [ v ] make (information) available publication
Examples: "release the list with the names of the prisoners"

Used in print:

(The Providence Journal...)

Good Time_Jazz has released a nice two-record album which he made .

Synonyms release free Related Terms issue declassify

14. release [ n ] euphemistic expressions for death
Examples: "thousands mourned his passing"

Used in print:

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

In_time , these minor manifestations will multiply and effloresce , riddling you with frambesia , the king's_evil , sheep_rot , and clonic spasm , until your very existence becomes a burden and you cry_out_for release .

Synonyms loss passing release expiration exit going departure Related Terms death die go depart depart

15. release [ v ] part with a possession or right
Examples: "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest" "resign a claim to the throne"

Synonyms relinquish give_up resign free release Related Terms pass sacrifice derequisition relinquishment acquittance

16. release [ n ] a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

Synonyms release acquittance Related Terms legal_document law

17. release [ n ] the act of allowing a fluid to escape

Synonyms spillage release spill Related Terms flow turn spill spill

18. release [ n ] activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion
Examples: "she had no other outlet for her feelings" "he gave vent to his anger"

Synonyms outlet vent release Related Terms activity vent

19. release [ v ] make (assets) available
Examples: "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"

Synonyms unfreeze free release unblock Related Terms freeze freeze issue

20. release [ n ] a formal written statement of relinquishment

Synonyms waiver discharge release Related Terms relinquishment exemption discharge

21. release [ n ] (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone

Synonyms tone_ending release Related Terms termination plosion music

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