Synonyms of liberty in English:

liberty


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See Spanish definition of libertad

noun

1‘individuals should enjoy the liberty to pursue their own interests and preferences’

SYNONYMS
freedom, independence, free rein, freeness, licence, self-determination
free will, latitude, option, choice
volition, non-compulsion, non-coercion, non-confinement
leeway, margin, scope, elbow room
ANTONYMS

constraint

2‘parliamentary government is the essence of British liberty’

SYNONYMS
independence, freedom, autonomy, sovereignty, self government, self rule, self determination, home rule
civil liberties, civil rights, human rights
rare autarky
ANTONYMS

dependence, subjugation

3‘no man who was born free would be contented to be penned up and denied the liberty to go where he pleases’

SYNONYMS
right, birthright, opportunity, facility, prerogative, entitlement, privilege, permission, sanction, leave, consent, authorization, authority, licence, clearance, blessing, dispensation, exemption, faculty
carte blanche
ANTONYMS

constraint


Phrases

    take liberties

    ‘you've already taken too many liberties with me’


    SYNONYMS
    act with overfamiliarity, act with familiarity, show disrespect, act with impropriety, act indecorously, be impudent, commit a breach of etiquette, act with boldness, act with impertinence, show insolence, show impudence, show presumptuousness, show presumption, show forwardness, show audacity, be unrestrained
    take advantage of, exploit
    ANTONYMS

    be polite, show consideration

    at liberty

    1‘he was at liberty for three months before he was recaptured’


    SYNONYMS
    free, on the loose, loose, set loose, at large, unconfined, roaming
    unbound, untied, unchained, unshackled, unfettered, unrestrained, unrestricted, wild, untrammelled
    escaped, out
    informal sprung
    ANTONYMS

    in captivity, imprisoned

    2‘your great aunt was at liberty to divide her estate how she chose’


    SYNONYMS
    free, permitted, allowed, authorized, able, entitled, eligible, fit
    unconstrained, unrestricted, unhindered, without constraint
    ANTONYMS

    forbidden