• Liberty Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The place within which certain immunities are enjoyed, or jurisdiction is exercised.
  2. (n.) A privilege or license in violation of the laws of etiquette or propriety; as, to permit, or take, a liberty.
  3. (n.) A curve or arch in a bit to afford room for the tongue of the horse.
  4. (n.) The power of choice; freedom from necessity; freedom from compulsion or constraint in willing.
  5. (n.) 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.
  6. (n.) 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.
  7. (n.) 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.
  8. (n.) Leave of absence; permission to go on shore.
  9. (n.) Freedom from imprisonment, bonds, or other restraint upon locomotion.
  10. (n.) Privilege; exemption; franchise; immunity enjoyed by prescription or by grant; as, the liberties of the commercial cities of Europe.

Autonomy, Familiarity, Impropriety, Indecorum,