release (someone or something) from (something)

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release (someone or something) from (something)

To set someone or something loose from some kind of confinement. He released the woman from his grip and told her to run. The police were forced to release the suspect from prison due to a lack of hard evidence.
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release someone or something from something

to liberate or let someone or something go from something. The police officer released George from the handcuffs. I released all the dogs from the city dog pound.
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But when the second moment had passed, when she found every doubt, every solicitude removed, compared her situation with what so lately it had been,--saw him honourably released from his former engagement, saw him instantly profiting by the release, to address herself and declare an affection as tender, as constant as she had ever supposed it to be,--she was oppressed, she was overcome by her own felicity;-- and happily disposed as is the human mind to be easily familiarized with any change for the better, it required several hours to give sedateness to her spirits, or any degree of tranquillity to her heart.
The ease with which parts released from the molds has been judged to be equal or superior to what was achieved with the customer's own mixture, and the surface cosmetics of the parts were considered superior, according to the company.
Perhaps the most vexing problem facing the criminal justice system in the United States today is how to deal with offenders who have "paid their debt to society" and are released from a structured correctional setting back into the community.
(4) The study examined prisoners released from 15 states, which returned a total of 272,111 of their charges to free society in 1994.
The 9,691 men represent two-thirds of all the male sex offenders released from U.S.
Compared with nonsex offenders released from state prison, released sex offenders were four times more likely to be rearrested for a sex crime.
Despite four previous convictions for property offences and the fact that he had been shot while attempting to escape from a state highway camp, Eugene served less than his minimum sentence, was discharged into the care of a white employer and released from parole supervision a year later.
In other work, Grainger has recently shown in mice that antibodies can be released from a gel at the site of an implanted material to counteract abdominal infections.
By then, however, she had been released from prison.
The discus is released from the fingertips at a 39 to 42-degrees angle with a violent lifting action.
As debt is repaid, shares are released from a suspense account and must be allocated to individual participant accounts by the end of the ESOP's fiscal year.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) presents Recidivism of Sex Offenders Released from Prison in 1994, which features data on the rearrest, reconviction, and reimprisonment of 9,691 male sex offenders, including 4,295 child molesters, who were tracked for 3 years after their release from prisons in 15 states in 1994.
But what about radioactivity released from burning coal?
As part of the application process, the recruit signed an agreement that allowed the state police to investigate his background and released from liability those who provided information to the state police under a guarantee of confidentiality.
The inventory links 36 percent of the anthropogenic releases -- emissions from human activities -- to naturally occurring mercury contaminants in the fuel used at such power plants: about 117 tons per year to trace levels in coal and 4.4 tons per year to the mercury released from burning oil.