1 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.
2 if something moves freely, it moves smoothly and nothing prevents it from doing this:
If your muscles are tense, blood cannot circulate freely.
The injury prevented him from moving freely.

freely available

very easy to obtain:
Information is freely available on the Internet.

freely admit/acknowledge something

to agree that something is true, even though telling the truth is difficult or embarrassing:
They freely admitted using the drug.
5 generously and willingly:
She gave freely to charity.

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