Definitions For Release


  • The act of liberating someone or something
  • (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
  • A formal written statement of relinquishment
  • The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  • The act of allowing a fluid to escape
  • Activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
  • Merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
  • A device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
  • A legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
  • An announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
  • Euphemistic expressions for death
  • A process that liberates or discharges something


  • Generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
  • Eliminate (a substance)
  • Make (assets) available
  • Prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  • Let (something) fall or spill from a container
  • Release, as from one's grip
  • Release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
  • Part with a possession or right
  • Grant freedom to; free from confinement
  • Make (information) available for publication
  • To allow (a person or animal) to leave a jail, cage, prison, etc. : to set (someone or something) free
  • To stop holding (someone or something)
  • To allow (a substance) to enter the air, water, soil, etc.

Is Release a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Release is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Release in a Sentence

  • The hostages have been released.
  • The judge released the prisoner.
  • The lion was released from its cage.
  • The release of the hostages
  • The prisoner is eligible for early release.
  • There was a controversy over the release of wolves into the park.

Synonyms for Release

Antonyms for Release

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