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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreleasere‧lease1 /rɪˈliːs/ ●●● S3 W1 AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 let somebody goFREE/NOT IN PRISON to let someone go free, after having kept them somewherefree, discharge 🔊 Police arrested several men, who were later released. 🔊 The bears are eventually released into the wild.release somebody from something 🔊 He was released from the hospital yesterday.2 make publicTCN to let news or official information be known and printed syn publish 🔊 The new trade figures have just been released.3 film/recordTCBAMF to make a CD, film, computer game etc available for people to buy or see 🔊 A version of the game for Mac computers will be released in February.4 stop holding/dropHOLD to stop holding or drop something 🔊 Thousands of bombs were released over Dresden.release your grip/hold (on somebody/something) 🔊 The sudden noise made him release his hold on her arm.5 feelingsEXPRESS to express or get rid of feelings such as anger or worry 🔊 Physical exercise is a good way of releasing stress.6 chemicalHT to let a substance flow outrelease something into something 🔊 Oil was released into the sea.7 from a dutyWORK/DO WORK to allow someone not to do their duty or work 🔊 Because of rising costs, the company released 10% of their workforce.release somebody from something 🔊 Williams asked to be released from her contract.8 machineryTMOVE something OR somebody to allow part of a piece of machinery or equipment to move from the position in which it is fastened or held 🔊 Release the handbrake first.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
releaseJames's death, in fact, released a great deal which had been held in check during his reign.Carbon stored in trees is released as carbon dioxide.All clay contains such minerals, and when pottery is fired, the energy stored in the crystals is released as light.Her new album will be released at the end of the month.The turtles will be released back into the sea.McKay moved to Newcastle after being released from prison.Sandi spied the stalls in an adjoining room and hurried into one, releasing her bladder.Paul released her hand as she sat down.Vastly more fluorocarbons must have been released in the industrialised north.Carrey's new comedy is due to be released in the US very soon.He took hold of my hand but then released it again quickly.The committee is due to release its report on Gingrich by the end of this year.It was a way of releasing some of the strain and tension of her life.They released ten political prisoners last year.Release the clamp gently.Try to release the clamp gently.Police have not released the names of any of the people involved.His car was released to his fiancee, who was riding in the passenger seat and was sober, Ditzenberger said.The latest leading-indicators report will be released tomorrow at 8: 30 a. m. Eastern time.The bolts can only be released with a wrench.release somebody from somethingWilliams asked to be released from her teaching contract.They're going to release me from the hospital tomorrow.release your grip/hold (on somebody/something)Emilia sighed and released her grip.Then you can simply release your grip and back slowly away over a few paces.Before the audience can figure it out, I release my grip and tumble to the ground.Benton, in his terror, released his grip on her waist.For a split second, Constance failed to realise that he had released his grip on her.Tamar would have been happy to finish the association, but Davis would not release his hold on her.She exacted a public promise from Chaffee that he would release his hold on the bill.Virginia Stillman released her grip on the chair and put her right hand under her chin.