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 for freeing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Free \Free\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Freed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Freeing.] [OE. freen, freoien, AS. fre['o]gan. See Free,
     a.]
     1. To make free; to set at liberty; to rid of that which
        confines, limits, embarrasses, oppresses, etc.; to
        release; to disengage; to clear; -- followed by from, and
        sometimes by off; as, to free a captive or a slave; to be
        freed of these inconveniences. --Clarendon.
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              Our land is from the rage of tigers freed. --Dryden.
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              Arise, . . . free thy people from their yoke.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. To remove, as something that confines or bars; to relieve
        from the constraint of.
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              This master key
              Frees every lock, and leads us to his person.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     3. To frank. [Obs.] --Johnson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  freeing
      n 1: the act of liberating someone or something [syn:
           liberation, release, freeing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "freeing":
     Emancipation Proclamation, affranchisement, break, breaking out,
     breakout, catharsis, cleansing, clearing, deliverance, delivery,
     disburdening, discharge, disembarrassment, disembroilment,
     disencumbrance, disengagement, disentanglement, disenthrallment,
     disinvolvement, dislodgment, emancipation, emergence,
     emotional release, enfranchisement, escape, escapism, evasion,
     extrication, flight, gay liberation, getaway, intermission,
     issuance, issue, jailbreak, leak, leakage, liberation, lifesaving,
     manumission, outlet, prisonbreak, purgation, purge, purging,
     ransom, recovery, redemption, release, releasing, removal,
     reprieve, rescue, respite, retrieval, riddance, salvage, salvation,
     saving, setting at liberty, setting-free, surcease, suspension,
     uncluttering, unhampering, unknotting, unraveling, unscrambling,
     unsnarling, untangling, vent
  
  

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