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,
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.
Our land is from the rage of tigers freed. --Dryden.
Arise, . . . free thy people from their yoke.
2. To remove, as something that confines or bars; to relieve
from the constraint of.
This master key
Frees every lock, and leads us to his person.
3. To frank. [Obs.] --Johnson.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "freed":
afoot and lighthearted, at large, at liberty, clear, delivered,
detached, disengaged, easygoing, emancipated, extricated,
footloose, footloose and fancy-free, free, free and easy,
free as air, freeborn, go-as-you-please, in the clear, liberated,
loose, on parole, on the loose, redeemed, released, rescued,
scot-free, unattached, unbound, uncommitted, unengaged, uninvolved,