Not under the control or in the power of another; able to act or be done as one wishes. Not physically restrained, obstructed, or fixed; unimpeded. Not subject to or constrained by engagements or obligations. Not subject to or affected by (a specified thing, typically an undesirable one). Given or available without charge. Using or expending something without restraint; lavish. (of a literary style) not observing the strict laws of form. (of the wind) blowing from a favorable direction to the side or stern of a vessel. Without cost or payment. With the sheets eased. Release from captivity, confinement, or slavery. Free of or from.