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The action or process of releasing or being released
“Raju's first stop after his release from prison is the barber's shop.”
A published statement or the act of revealing something
“The release of the news of her insensitive comments provoked widespread condemnation.”
A publication, version or launch of a given product
“You can read about Kim Kardashian's new favorite cereal in the magazine's latest release.”
The act of sending forth or putting into circulation
“Robust structures housing reactor fuel at nuclear power plants will protect against a release of radiation.”
A film, recording, or other product available to the public
“Many fans are awaiting the boy band's next release.”
To allow or enable to escape from confinement
“She wants to convince her parents to release her from what she perceives to be her structural prison.”
To let go off
“At the sound of the click, your dog is highly likely to release his grip on the toy in favor of collecting his treat.”
To give off or expel
“The air freshener will release a pleasant aroma when you squeeze on the bottle.”
To make known openly or publicly
“Pundits are demanding that the special counsel release the full details of the report.”
To let go from office, service, or employment
“The faceless men in pinstriped suits have decided to release him from his duties.”
To put on the market
“The company will soon release their new laptop which promises to be more powerful than ever.”
To cause to dissipate
“I need to listen to some soothing music to release all this built-up tension.”
To make available
“A spokesman for management says the move will release an extra man for policing duties in the area.”
(law, of a debt) To remit or discharge
“Under certain conditions, an agreement under seal may be sufficient to release a debt.”
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