without anyone stopping or limiting something:
the country's first freely elected president
EU members are allowed to travel freely between member states.
talk/speak/write etc freely
In France he could write freely, without fear of arrest.
We went outside so that we could talk freely without being overheard.
if something moves freely, it moves smoothly and nothing prevents it from doing this:
She was breathing freely.
If your muscles are tense, blood cannot circulate freely.
The injury prevented him from moving freely.
very easy to obtain:
Information is freely available on the Internet.
to agree that something is true, even though telling the truth is difficult or embarrassing:
They freely admitted using the drug.
generously and willingly:
She gave freely to charity.