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- Without paying.
- We got all our food for free, it was included in the contract.
- (figuratively) Without effort; as a useful side-effect of something that was to be done anyway.
- When they fixed that one bug, we got this new software feature for free.
- 2003, "This gives Subversion an advantage over CVS in interoperability, and provides various key features for free: authentication, path-based authorization, wire compression, and basic repository browsing." Subversion Home Page