Synonyms of release in English:

release


See definition of release

verb

1‘the government released some 150 prisoners’

SYNONYMS
free, set free, let go, allow to leave, let loose, set loose, turn loose, let out, liberate, set at liberty, deliver, rescue, ransom, emancipate
historical manumit
ANTONYMS

imprison

2‘Burke released the animal’

SYNONYMS
untie, undo, loose, let go, unhand, unloose, unbind, unchain, unleash, unfetter, unclasp, unshackle, unmanacle, extricate, unhitch, unbridle, detach, unclick, disentangle
ANTONYMS

tie up

3‘this enabled vast numbers of troops to be released for the other front’

SYNONYMS
make available, free, free up
contribute, put at someone's disposal, supply, furnish, provide
deploy
ANTONYMS

detain

4‘Stephen was released from his promise’

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let off, excuse, exempt, discharge, deliver
clear, exculpate, absolve, acquit, exonerate
ANTONYMS

hold someone to

5‘police released news of his arrest yesterday’

SYNONYMS
make public, make known, bring to public attention, bring to public notice, issue, break, announce, declare, report, post, reveal, divulge, disclose, publish, publicize, print, broadcast, air, transmit, put out, circulate, communicate, impart, disseminate, distribute, spread, propagate, purvey
ANTONYMS

suppress, withhold

6‘another series has just been released on videocassette’

SYNONYMS
launch, put on the market, market, put on sale, offer for sale, bring out, unveil, present, make available, distribute

noun

1‘the government ordered the release of 106 political prisoners’

SYNONYMS
freeing, liberation, deliverance, ransom, emancipation
freedom, liberty
historical manumission

2‘continuous consultation took place regarding the release of the news’

SYNONYMS
issuing, breaking, announcement, declaration, reporting, posting, revealing, divulging, disclosure, publishing, publication, printing, broadcasting, airing, transmission, putting out, circulation, communication, imparting, dissemination, distribution, spreading, propagation, purveying

3‘a press release’

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announcement, bulletin, newsflash, briefing, dispatch, publication, proclamation

4‘the group's last release was a big seller’

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CD, disc, record, single, album
video, film
book

5‘the next release of the network operating system’

SYNONYMS
version, edition, issue, model, mark, draft, form, impression, publication