free·dom n1: the quality or state of being free: asa: the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or actionb: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of anotherc: the quality or state of being exempt or released from something onerous2 a: a political or civil rightb: franchise (2)
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
affranchisement, arbitrium, autonomy, civil liberty, decontrol, deliverance, discharge, disengagement, disenthrallment, disimpnsonment, emancipation, empowerment, enfranchisement, entitlement, exemption, exemption from external control, exemption from restraint, extrication, franchise, franchisement, independence, latitude, leave, leeway, legal right, liberation, Ubertas, liberty, license, licentia, noninterference, permit, political independence, prerogative, privilege, redemption, relaxation of control, release, right to decide, room, self-determination, self-government, self-rule, unconstraint, unfettering, uninhibitedness, unrestraint
associated concepts: freedom from fault, freedom of action, freedom of assembly, freedom of conscience, freedom of contract, freedom of press, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of trade, freedom of worship
- Impius et crudelis judicandus est qui libertati non favet. — He should be adjudged impious and cruel who does not favor liberty- Libertas non recipit aestimationem. — Freedom does not admit a valuation- Libertas est naturalis facultas efus quod cuique facere libet, nisi quod de jure aut vi prohibetur. — Liberty is a person's natural power which permits one to do as he pleases- Libertas inestimabilis res est. — Liberty is a thing of inestimable valueII index dispensation (exception), emancipation, exemption, exoneration, immunity, impunity, informality, latitude, liberation, liberty, license, option (choice), parole, prerogative, privilege, probation, suffrage, tolerance
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.Liberty; absence of restrictions or restraints.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.