Definition of liberty:
- A certain amount of freedom; permission to go freely within certain limits; also, the place or limits within which such freedom is exercised; as, the liberties of a prison.
- A curve or arch in a bit to afford room for the tongue of the horse.
- A privilege conferred by a superior power; permission granted; leave; as, liberty given to a child to play, or to a witness to leave a court, and the like.
- A privilege or license in violation of the laws of etiquette or propriety; as, to permit, or take, a liberty.
- Freedom from imprisonment, bonds, or other restraint upon locomotion.
- Leave of absence; permission to go on shore.
- Privilege; exemption; franchise; immunity enjoyed by prescription or by grant; as, the liberties of the commercial cities of Europe.
- The place within which certain immunities are enjoyed, or jurisdiction is exercised.
- The power of choice; freedom from necessity; freedom from compulsion or constraint in willing.
- The state of a free person; exemption from subjection to the will of another claiming ownership of the person or services; freedom; - opposed to slavery, serfdom, bondage, or subjection.
familiarity, improperness, alternative, opportunity, autarchy, intimacy, not confined, deliverance, conversancy, acquaintance, casualness, dependence, enfranchisement, democracy, indecorum, self-sufficiency, leave, recreation, free, conversance, independence, choice, franchise, birthright, self-direction, manumission, free, shore leave, independency, self-determination, unlimited, autonomy, decision, right, self-reliance, bail, restraint, indecency, suffrage, education, selection, rest, closeness, enlightenment, sovereignty, impropriety, self-government, indecorousness, life.
- dismissal (part of speech: noun)
mildness (part of speech: noun)
- freedom (part of speech: noun)
- "The Garies and Their Friends", Frank J. Webb.
- "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
- "The Hollow of Her Hand", George Barr McCutcheon.