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re·lease

 (rĭ-lēs′)
tr.v. re·leased, re·leas·ing, re·leas·es
1.
a. To set free from confinement or bondage: released the prisoner.
b. To set free from physical restraint or binding; let go: released the balloons; released the brake.
c. To cause or allow to move away or spread from a source or place of confinement: cells that release histamine.
d. To make available for use: released the funds for the project.
2.
a. To set free from obligations, commitments, or debt: released them from their contract.
b. To relieve of care or suffering: Only death could release him from suffering.
3.
a. To issue for performance, sale, publication, or distribution: release a new movie.
b. To make known or available: released the new study on the drug.
4. Law To surrender (a right, claim, or title).
n.
1.
a. Deliverance or liberation, as from confinement.
b. Discharge from an obligation or commitment.
c. Relief from suffering or care.
2.
a. An unfastening or letting go, as of something caught or held fast.
b. Sports The action of throwing a ball or propelling a puck: a quarterback with a quick release.
c. Linguistics The movement of a vocal organ or organs so as to end the closure of a stop consonant.
3. A device or catch for locking or releasing a mechanism.
4.
a. The act or an instance of issuing something for publication, use, or distribution.
b. Something thus issued: a new release of a software program.
c. The condition of being available, in use, or in publication: a movie in wide release.
5. Law
a. The surrender of a right, title, or claim, especially to one against whom the right, title, or claim would be enforced or exercised.
b. The document attesting to such surrender.

[Middle English relesen, from Old French relaissier, alteration of relacher, from Latin relaxāre; see relax.]

release

(rɪˈliːs)
vb (tr)
1. to free (a person, animal, etc) from captivity or imprisonment
2. to free (someone) from obligation or duty
3. to free (something) from (one's grip); let go or fall
4. to issue (a record, film, book, etc) for sale or circulation
5. to make (news or information) known or allow (news or information) to be made known: to release details of an agreement.
6. (Law) law to relinquish (a right, claim, title, etc) in favour of someone else
7. (Zoology) ethology to evoke (a response) through the presentation of a stimulus that produces the response innately
n
8. the act of freeing or state of being freed, as from captivity, imprisonment, duty, pain, life, etc
9. the act of issuing for sale or publication
10. something issued for sale or public showing, esp a film or musical recording: a new release from Bob Dylan.
11. a news item, document, etc, made available for publication, broadcasting, etc
12. (Law) law the surrender of a claim, right, title, etc, in favour of someone else
13. (Mechanical Engineering) a control mechanism for starting or stopping an engine
14. (Mechanical Engineering)
a. the opening of the exhaust valve of a steam engine near the end of the piston stroke
b. the moment at which this valve opens
15. (Music, other) the electronic control regulating how long a note sounds after a synthesizer key has been released
16. (Photography) the control mechanism for the shutter in a camera
[C13: from Old French relesser, from Latin relaxāre to slacken; see relax]
reˈleaser n

re-lease

(riˈlis)

v.t. -leased, -leas•ing.
to lease again.

re•lease

(rɪˈlis)

v. -leased, -leas•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to free from confinement, bondage, obligation, pain, etc.; let go.
2. to free from anything that restrains or fastens; loose.
3. to allow to be known, issued, done, or exhibited: to release an article for publication.
4. to relinquish or surrender (a legal right, claim, etc.).
n.
5. a freeing or releasing from confinement, obligation, pain, emotional strain, etc.
6. liberation from anything that restrains or fastens.
7. a device or agency that effects such liberation.
8. a grant of permission, as to publish, use, or sell something.
9. the releasing of something for publication, performance, use, exhibition, or sale.
10. a film, book, record, etc., that is released.
11.
a. the surrender of a legal right or the like to another.
b. a document embodying such a surrender.
12. a control mechanism for starting or stopping a machine, esp. by removing some restrictive apparatus.
[1250–1300; (v.) Middle English reles(s)en < Old French relesser, relaissier < Latin relaxāre to loosen (see relax); (n.) Middle English reles(e) < Old French reles, relais, derivative of the v.]
re•leas′a•ble, adj.
re•leas`a•bil′i•ty, n.
syn: release, free, dismiss, discharge, liberate all mean to let loose or let go. release and free both suggest a helpful action; they may be used of delivering a person from confinement or obligation: to release prisoners; to free a student from certain course requirements. dismiss usu. means to force to go unwillingly; however, it may also refer to giving permission to go: to dismiss an employee; to dismiss a class. discharge usu. means to relieve of an obligation, office, etc.; it may also mean to permit to go: The soldier was discharged. The hospital discharged the patient. liberate suggests particularly the deliverance from unjust punishment, oppression, or the like, and often means to set free through forcible or military action: to liberate occupied territories.

release

In air armament, the intentional separation of a free-fall aircraft store, from its suspension equipment, for purposes of employment of the store.

release

let go

Release and let go are used in similar ways. Release is more formal than let go.

If you release a person or animal or let them go, you allow them to leave or escape.

They had just been released from prison.
Eventually I let the frog go.

To release or let go of something or someone also means to stop holding them.

He released her hand quickly.
'Let go of me,' she said.

release


Past participle: released
Gerund: releasing

Imperative
release
release
Present
I release
you release
he/she/it releases
we release
you release
they release
Preterite
I released
you released
he/she/it released
we released
you released
they released
Present Continuous
I am releasing
you are releasing
he/she/it is releasing
we are releasing
you are releasing
they are releasing
Present Perfect
I have released
you have released
he/she/it has released
we have released
you have released
they have released
Past Continuous
I was releasing
you were releasing
he/she/it was releasing
we were releasing
you were releasing
they were releasing
Past Perfect
I had released
you had released
he/she/it had released
we had released
you had released
they had released
Future
I will release
you will release
he/she/it will release
we will release
you will release
they will release
Future Perfect
I will have released
you will have released
he/she/it will have released
we will have released
you will have released
they will have released
Future Continuous
I will be releasing
you will be releasing
he/she/it will be releasing
we will be releasing
you will be releasing
they will be releasing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been releasing
you have been releasing
he/she/it has been releasing
we have been releasing
you have been releasing
they have been releasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been releasing
you will have been releasing
he/she/it will have been releasing
we will have been releasing
you will have been releasing
they will have been releasing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been releasing
you had been releasing
he/she/it had been releasing
we had been releasing
you had been releasing
they had been releasing
Conditional
I would release
you would release
he/she/it would release
we would release
you would release
they would release
Past Conditional
I would have released
you would have released
he/she/it would have released
we would have released
you would have released
they would have released
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.release - merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)release - merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film); "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra"
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
2.release - the act of liberating someone or somethingrelease - the act of liberating someone or something
accomplishment, achievement - the action of accomplishing something
jail delivery - the use of force to liberate prisoners
deregulating, deregulation - the act of freeing from regulation (especially from governmental regulations)
relief - the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged; "he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta"
disentanglement, extrication, unsnarling, untangling - the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition
emancipation - freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child
clearing - the act of freeing from suspicion
manumission - the formal act of freeing from slavery; "he believed in the manumission of the slaves"
parole - (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with
probation - (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court; "probation is part of the sentencing process"
3.release - a process that liberates or discharges something; "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
emission - the release of electrons from parent atoms
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
4.release - an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentationrelease - an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
promulgation, announcement - a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen; "the announcement appeared in the local newspaper"; "the promulgation was written in English"
5.release - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
superannuation - the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
conge, congee - an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
removal - dismissal from office
deactivation, inactivation - breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
honorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
dishonorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
Section Eight - a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable
6.release - euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
euphemism - an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
death, decease, expiry - the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
7.release - a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligationrelease - a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
8.release - a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
9.release - activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
10.release - the act of allowing a fluid to escape
flow, stream - the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
11.release - a formal written statement of relinquishment
relinquishing, relinquishment - the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.
granting immunity, exemption, immunity - an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution"
12.release - (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tonerelease - (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
plosion, explosion - the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant
Verb1.release - release, as from one's griprelease - release, as from one's grip; "Let go of the door handle, please!"; "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"
muster out, discharge - release from military service
unclasp - release from a clasp; "She clasped and unclasped her hands"
pop - release suddenly; "pop the clutch"
toggle - release by a toggle switch; "toggle a bomb from an airplane"
unhand - remove the hand from
bring out, let out - bring out of a specific state
unleash - release or vent; "unleash one's anger"
let loose, loose, unleash - turn loose or free from restraint; "let loose mines"; "Loose terrible plagues upon humanity"
unleash - release from a leash; "unleash the dogs in the park"
disengage, withdraw - release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
2.release - grant freedom torelease - grant freedom to; free from confinement
unspell - release from a spell
unchain - make free
bail - release after a security has been paid
run - set animals loose to graze
bail out - free on bail
parole - release a criminal from detention and place him on parole; "The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison"
3.release - let (something) fall or spill from a container; "turn the flour onto a plate"
channel, channelise, channelize, transmit, transport, transfer - send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
deflate - release contained air or gas from; "deflate the air mattress"
throw - throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; "Throw a six"
4.release - prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish a magazine or newspaper"
publicize, bare, publicise, air - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
edit - supervise the publication of; "The same family has been editing the influential newspaper for almost 100 years"
5.release - eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
cough out, cough up, expectorate, spit up, spit out - discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
blow - free of obstruction by blowing air through; "blow one's nose"
ejaculate - eject semen
abort - terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
ovulate - produce and discharge eggs; "women ovulate about once every month"
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
bleed, hemorrhage, shed blood - lose blood from one's body
eruct, spew out, spew - eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical; "the volcano spews out molten rocks every day"; "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate"
fester, suppurate, maturate - ripen and generate pus; "her wounds are festering"
emit, pass off, breathe - expel (gases or odors)
6.release - generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
exudate, exude, ooze out, transude, ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities; "exude sweat through the pores"
water - secrete or form water, as tears or saliva; "My mouth watered at the prospect of a good dinner"; "His eyes watered"
7.release - make (information) available for publication; "release the list with the names of the prisoners"
issue, supply - circulate or distribute or equip with; "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds"
declassify - lift the restriction on and make available again; "reclassify the documents"
8.release - part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
hand, pass on, turn over, pass, reach, give - place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
derequisition - release from government control
sacrifice, give - endure the loss of; "He gave his life for his children"; "I gave two sons to the war"
9.release - release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
bring forth, generate - bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
10.release - make (assets) available; "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account"
issue, supply - circulate or distribute or equip with; "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds"

release

verb
2. acquit, excuse, exempt, let go, dispense, let off, exonerate, absolve He wants to be released from any promise between us.
3. dissipate, dissolve, disperse, dispel, drive away Humour is wonderful for releasing tension.
4. issue, publish, make public, make known, break, present, launch, distribute, unveil, put out, circulate, disseminate They're not releasing any more details yet.
issue suppress, withhold
5. give off, discharge, send out, throw out, radiate, diffuse, emanate, exude, cast out, send forth a weapon that releases toxic nerve gas
6. launch, market, unveil, bring out, make available, put on the market, put on sale He is releasing an album of love songs.
noun
1. liberation, freedom, delivery, liberty, discharge, emancipation, deliverance, manumission, relief the secret negotiations necessary to secure hostage releases
liberation detention, imprisonment, incarceration, internment
2. acquittal, exemption, let-off (informal), dispensation, absolution, exoneration, acquittance a blessed release from the obligation to work
3. issue, announcement, publication, proclamation, propagation, offering a meeting held after the release of the report
4. emission, issue, shedding, radiation, discharge, transmission, diffusion, ejaculation, issuance, exhalation, emanation, exudation, giving off or out releases of cancer-causing chemicals
5. publication, book, CD, record, film, video, album, disc this week's new releases

release

verb
1. To set at liberty:
Slang: spring.
Idiom: let loose.
2. To discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently:
3. To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable:
Slang: shake.
4. To end the employment or service of:
Informal: ax, fire, pink-slip.
Slang: boot, bounce, can, sack.
Idioms: give someone his or her walking papers, give someone the ax, give someone the gate, give someone the pink slip, let go, show someone the door.
Translations
إصْدارإطْلاقإطْلاق، إخْلاءيُحَرِّر، يُطْلِق، يَنْشُريُحَرِّك، يَحُل
propuštěnípropustituvolnituvolnit ke zveřejněnívydání
frigivefrigivelsefrigivelses-frigøreløslade
vapauttaavapautusirrottaajulkistaapäästää
puštanjepustiti
forgalomba hozkiengedésközzétesz
birtafrelsun, lausnlosasetja á markaîsleppa, láta lausan
リリース解放解放する
해방해방하다
atbrīvošanaatbrīvotatlaistizlaideizlaidums
izpustitevizpustitiosvoboditi
frigefrigivning
การปลดปล่อย การปลดปล่อยเป็นอิสระปลดปล่อย
serbest bırakmakbırakmakgösterime sunmakpiyasaya sürmekserbest bırak ma
phát hànhphóng thíchsự phóng thíchthảxả

release

[rɪˈliːs]
A. N
1. (= liberation) [of prisoner, hostage] → liberación f, puesta f en libertad; [of convict] → excarcelación f, puesta f en libertad
his release came through on Mondayse aprobó su excarcelación el lunes, la orden de su puesta en libertad llegó el lunes
on his release from prison heal salir de la cárcel ...
complications have delayed his release from hospitalciertas complicaciones han impedido que se le dé de alta todavía
see also day
2. (fig) (= relief) → alivio m
death came as a merciful releasela muerte fue una bendición or un gran alivio
3. (= issue) [of film] → estreno m; [of record, video] → puesta f en venta; [of book] → puesta f en venta or circulación; [of news] → publicación f
to be on general releaseexhibirse en todos los cines
4. (= record, book, film, video) their new release is calledsu nuevo disco se llama ...
the pick of this month's video releaseslas mejores novedades en vídeo or (LAm) video de este mes
new releases (= records) → novedades fpl discográficas; (= films) → nuevas producciones fpl; (= books) → nuevas publicaciones fpl
see also press D
5. (= making available) [of documents] → publicación f; [of funds] → cesión f
6. (= emission) [of gas, smoke] → escape m, emisión f; [of hormones] → secreción f
a sudden release of creative energyun estallido de energía creadora
7. (Tech, Phot) (= catch) → disparador m
see also shutter
8. (Jur) [of right, property] → cesión f
B. VT
1. (= set free) [+ prisoner, hostage] → poner en libertad, liberar; [+ convict] → excarcelar, poner en libertad; [+ patient] → dar de alta; [+ victim] (from wreckage) → liberar; [+ animal] → soltar, dejar en libertad; [+ person] (from obligation) → eximir
she was released from hospital after treatmentle dieron de alta del hospital después de un tratamiento
they released him to go to a new postpermitieron que se fuera a ocupar un nuevo puesto
to release sb from a debteximir a algn de una deuda, condonar una deuda a algn (frm)
she released him from all his vowslo eximió de cumplir todas sus promesas
the bird was released into the wildel pájaro fue devuelto a su hábitat natural
see also bail
2. (= issue) [+ film] → estrenar; [+ record, video] → sacar, poner a la venta; [+ book] → publicar; [+ news, report, information, statement] → hacer público, dar a conocer
the police have released the names of the victimsla policía ha hecho públicos or dado a conocer los nombres de las víctimas
3. (= make available) [+ documents] → facilitar; [+ funds] → facilitar, ceder
4. (= emit) [+ gas, smoke, heat, energy] → despedir, emitir; [+ hormones] → secretar, segregar
5. (= let go) [+ sb's hand, arm] → soltar (Tech) [+ spring, clasp, catch] → soltar (Phot) [+ shutter] → disparar
to release one's grip or hold (on sth/sb): he released his grip on my armme soltó el brazo
the state has to release its hold on the economyel estado tiene que soltar las riendas de la economía
6. (= let out, give vent to) [+ anger, frustration] → descargar, dar rienda suelta a; [+ creativity] → sacar a flote; [+ memories] → desatar, desencadenar; [+ tension] → relajar
your book has released a flood of memoriestu libro ha desatado or desencadenado una lluvia de recuerdos
7. (Aut) [+ brake] → soltar
8. (Jur) [+ right, property] → ceder

release

[rɪˈliːs]
n
(= freeing) [prisoner, hostage] → libération f
the release of Nelson Mandela → la libération de Nelson Mandela
[gas, substance] → émission f
the release of radioactive materials into the environment → l'émission de matières radioactives dans l'environnement
[film] → sortie f
"on general release" [film] → "sur les écrans"
The video is now on general release → La vidéo est maintenant disponible à la vente.
[album] → disque m
the band's latest release → le dernier disque du groupe
(= making public) [information, papers] → divulgation f
(from obligation, contract) a release from sth
Many see university as a release from the obligation to work → Beaucoup voient l'université comme une manière de se libérer de l'obligation de travailler.
Ray requested his release from his contract with A.M. Foyt → Ray a demandé d'être libéré de son contrat avec A.M. Foyt.
(= device) → déclencheur m
vt
(= free) [+ prisoner, hostage] → libérer; [+ trapped person] → dégager
to release sb from prison → libérer qn de prison
They had just been released from prison → Ils venaient juste d'être libérés de prison.
[+ book, film] → sortir; [+ album] → sortir
[+ report, news, statistics] → rendre public
[+ gas, substance] → émettre, dégager; [+ energy, heat] → libérer
(= free) (from obligation, responsibility)libérer; (from contract)libérer
to release sb from sth → libérer qn de qch
[+ catch, spring] → déclencher
to release the clutch → débrayer
to release the handbrake → desserrer le frein à main
(= let go) → relâcher
to release one's grip → lâcher priserelease date n
[film, record] → date f de sortie
[prisoner] → date f de libération

release

vt
animal, personfreilassen; (from prison) → entlassen; employee, football player etcfreigeben; (= rescue)befreien; (from obligation, vow) → entbinden, befreien; (from pain) → erlösen; to release somebody from a debtjdm eine Schuld erlassen; can you release him for a few hours each week?können Sie ihn für ein paar Stunden pro Woche freistellen?; to release tension (emotional) → sich abreagieren; to release one’s anger on somebodyseinen Ärger an jdm auslassen or abreagieren; to release an animal into the wildein Tier auswildern
(= let go of)loslassen; handbrakelosmachen, lösen; (Phot) shutterauslösen; bombabwerfen; grip, clasplösen; (police) confiscated articlesfreigeben; to release the (foot)brake/clutchden Fuß von der Bremse/Kupplung nehmen, die Kupplung kommen lassen; to release one’s hold or grip (on something)(etw) loslassen
(Comm: = issue) film, goodsherausbringen; recordveröffentlichen, herausbringen
(= make known) news, statementveröffentlichen; figures alsobekannt geben
(= emit) gas, energyfreisetzen; smellausströmen; (= let off: into atmosphere) pressure, steamablassen
(Jur) property, titleaufgeben, verzichten auf (+acc)
n
(of animal, person)Freilassung f; (from prison) → Entlassung f; (of employee, football player etc)Freigabe f; (= rescue)Befreiung f; (from obligation, vow) → Entbindung f, → Befreiung f; (from pain) → Erlösung f; death was a happy or welcome release for himder Tod war eine Erlösung für ihn
(= letting go)Loslassen nt; (of handbrake)Lösen nt; (Phot: of shutter) → Auslösen nt; (of bomb)Abwurf m; (= mechanism)Auslöser m ? shutter
(Comm: = issuing, of film, goods) → Herausbringen nt; (of record)Veröffentlichung f, → Herausbringen nt; (= film)Film m; (= record)Platte f; this film is now on general releasedieser Film ist nun überall zu sehen; a new release from Michael Jacksoneine Neuerscheinung von Michael Jackson; a new release from XYZ Films Incein neuer Film der XYZ Filmgesellschaft
(of news, statement)Veröffentlichung f; (= statement)Verlautbarung f
(of gas, energy)Freisetzung f
(Jur, of property, title) → Aufgabe f (→ of (+gen)), → Verzicht m (→ of auf (+acc))

release

:
release date
n
(of film) → Premieren- or Erstaufführungstag m; (of record, book) → Erscheinungstag m
(of prisoner) → Entlassungsdatum nt; his first possible release is 2007er kann frühestens 2007 entlassen werden
release valve
nEntlastungsventil nt

release

[rɪˈliːs]
1. n
a. (gen) → rilascio; (from army) → congedo; (from suffering, obligation) → liberazione f
b. (of gas) → emissione f; (of film, record) → uscita, distribuzione f; (of book) → pubblicazione f
on general release (film) → in distribuzione
c. (record, film) new releasenuovo disco (or film )
his latest release → il suo ultimo disco (or film )
d. (also release switch) → disinnesto
2. vt
a. (let go) → lasciare andare, mollare; (bomb) → sganciare (fig) (tension) → allentare
to release one's hold of or one's grip on sth → allentare la presa di qc
b. (set free) → rilasciare (Law) → rimettere in libertà; (from wreckage) → liberare; (from promise, vow) → sciogliere
c. (issue, gas) → emettere; (book, record) → mettere in circolazione, fare uscire; (film) → distribuire; (statement) → rilasciare; (news) → rendere pubblico/a
d. (Tech) (catch, clasp, spring) → liberare (Phot) (shutter) → far scattare; (handbrake) → togliere
to release the clutch (Aut) → staccare la frizione

release

(rəˈliːs) verb
1. to set free; to allow to leave. He was released from prison yesterday; I am willing to release him from his promise to me.
2. to stop holding etc; to allow to move, fall etc. He released (his hold on) the rope.
3. to move (a catch, brake etc) which prevents something else from moving, operating etc. He released the handbrake and drove off.
4. to allow (news etc) to be made known publicly. The list of winners has just been released.
5. to offer (a film, record etc) to the general public. Their latest record will be released next week.
noun
1. the act of releasing or being released. After his release, the prisoner returned to his home town; the release of a new film; (also adjective) the release catch.
2. something that is released. This record is their latest release; The Government issued a press release (= a statement giving information about something, sent or given to newspapers, reporters etc).

release

إطْلاق, يُطْلِقُ propuštění, propustit frigive, frigivelse befreien, Erlösung απελευθερώνω, απελευθέρωση liberación, poner en libertad vapauttaa, vapautus libération, libérer puštanje, pustiti liberare, liberazione 解放, 解放する 해방, 해방하다 vrijlaten, vrijlating løslatelse, slippe fri wypuścić, wypuszczenie libertação, libertar освобождать, освобождение frige, frigivning การปลดปล่อย การปลดปล่อยเป็นอิสระ, ปลดปล่อย serbest bırakma, serbest bırakmak phóng thích, sự phóng thích 释放

release

n. información; liberación;
v. soltar, librar, desprender; [to inform] informar, dar a conocer.

release

n liberación f; carpal tunnel — liberación del túnel carpiano; controlled-release de liberación controlada; extended-release de liberación prolongada; slow-release de liberación lenta; sustained-release de liberación sostenida; timed-release de liberación controlada; vt liberar; copper-releasing, hormone-releasing, etc. liberador de cobre, liberador de hormona, etc.
References in classic literature ?
It took but a few moments to release the gases pent up in the poor beast, and the two women heard the rush of wind and saw the roan visibly diminish in girth.
Perhaps he will never wholly release her from the spell.
Never since her release from prison had Hester met the public gaze without her.
There was even a singular little dignity in it, something that made me release him, yet, when I had slowly risen, linger beside him.
Many towns and cities were taking advantage of the chance to clear out their jails and workhouses--in Detroit the magistrates would release every man who agreed to leave town within twenty-four hours, and agents of the packers were in the courtrooms to ship them right.
His soul throbbed,--his home was in sight,--and the hour of release seemed at hand.
You stood by them like a man; and YOU -- true wife and the woman that you are -- you would have bought him release from torture at cost to yourself of slow starvation and death -- well, it humbles a body to think what your sex can do when it comes to self-sacrifice.
for taps is the soldier's nightly release from duty, and farewell: plaintive, sweet, pathetic, for the morning is never sure, for him; always it is possible that he is hearing it for the last time.
There they showed us no end of aged documents; some were signed by Popes, some by Tilly and other great generals, and one was a letter written and subscribed by Go"tz von Berlichingen in Heilbronn in 1519 just after his release from the Square Tower.
I have seen him whip a woman, causing the blood to run half an hour at the time; and this, too, in the midst of her crying children, pleading for their mother's release.
Now, my dear madam, I will release you; but I could not conclude before.
Though aware, before she began it, that it must bring a confession of his inconstancy, and confirm their separation for ever, she was not aware that such language could be suffered to announce it; nor could she have supposed Willoughby capable of departing so far from the appearance of every honourable and delicate feeling--so far from the common decorum of a gentleman, as to send a letter so impudently cruel: a letter which, instead of bringing with his desire of a release any professions of regret, acknowledged no breach of faith, denied all peculiar affection whatever-- a letter of which every line was an insult, and which proclaimed its writer to be deep in hardened villainy.