release

release n

OFr < L. relax─üre < re-, again + laxus, loose.

  1. Relief; alleviation; respite; reprieve; easing of discomfort; [fig.] salvation; immortality.
  2. Liberation; freedom; discharge from restraint; [fig.] death; liberation from mortality; freedom to rise to a heavenly sphere.
  3. Detachment; separation; removal; amputation.