fre

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See also: fré and frè

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin frēnum.

Noun[edit]

fre m (plural frerë)

  1. bridle
  2. constraint
  3. harness
  4. rein

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin frēnum.

Noun[edit]

fre m (plural frens)

  1. brake

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English frēo, from Proto-Germanic *frijaz. Some forms are from friġ, an alternate Old English form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fre (comparative frerre, superlative freest)

  1. free, independent (especially being a freeman, not being enslaved)
  2. Having free action or free will
  3. unblocked, clear, useable
  4. charitable, polite, virtuous

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Adverb[edit]

fre

  1. freely, lacking opposition
  2. With glee, enthusiastically

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Swedish[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

fre

  1. Friday; Abbreviation of fredag.

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fræ, from Proto-Germanic *fraiwą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fre n (definite singular fre or frett)

  1. a seed of a plant