Free may refer to:
- Political freedom
- Economic freedom
- Something given or supplied without payment (gratis)
- Gratis versus Libre, the distinction between the two meanings above
Free may also refer to:
Other articles related to "free":
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... All other variables are called free ... For example in the following expression y is a bound variable and x is free λy.x x y ... one single occurrence of x is bound by the second lambda λx.y (λx.z x) The set of free variables of a lambda expression, M, is denoted as FV(M) and is ...
... Some lectures are in free access on the "Transfer of knowledge" site of the ENS ... About sixty books are in free access on the "Éditions Rue d'Ulm" site, all in French ...
... Qadariyah (or Qadariya), in Islam, are adherents of the doctrine of free will ... Qadaris maintain that Allah gave man free will, without which one cannot be fully accountable for one's actions ... Free will also means that Allah cannot know a man's actions in advance ...
... after she reached 45 years of age were legally free, but the Pattison and Brodess families had ignored this stipulation when they inherited the slaves ... Around 1844, she married a free black man named John Tubman ... Such blended marriages - free people marrying enslaved people – were not uncommon on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, where by this time, half the black population was free ...
Famous quotes containing the word free:
“The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.”
—Gilbert Keith Chesterton (18741936)
“The atmosphere parents wish to create when talking with children about birth and reproduction is warm, honest, and reassuring, one that tells children they are free to ask questions as often as they need to, and you will answer them as lovingly as you know how.”
—Joanna Cole (20th century)
“I know you not, this room never,
the swollen dress I wear,
nor the anonymous spoons that free me,
nor this calendar nor the pulse we pare and cover.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)