release (someone or something) to (one)

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release (someone or something) to (one)

1. To turn custody of someone or something over to another person. The police were instructed to release the prisoner to his family. They impounded my car for a parking violation. I'm just waiting for them to release it to me.
2. To allow or grant access to someone or something to another person. The government said it is finally willing to release the unredacted report to the press. The bank said they would release the funds to me as soon as they could verify the authenticity of the transaction with the other bank. They've been keeping the actor's identity a secret, planning to release him to the world at the film's premiere.
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release someone to someone

to discharge or distribute someone to someone. The judge released the defendant to his mother. Don was released by the police to his father, who was more than a little bit angry.
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Similarly, a sum of Rs 9753.422 million has been released to National Highway Authority out of total allocation of Rs 63038.619 million for the current fiscal year.
The NHA official said that Rs 3483 million have been released to ensure timely completion of Lowari Tunnel and Access Roads in District Dir.
To dispel some confusion that arose in the midst of discussions with the Congress about information release and to simplify its procedures, the Committee decided to combine the content of the Record of Policy Actions and that of the Minutes of Action into a single document called the "Minutes of the FOMC Meeting." Also, the Committee agreed to construct lightly edited transcripts of its previous meetings from unedited transcripts dating back to 1976, which would be released to the public with a lag of about five years.
Roberts even agreed to be released to Mr Watson, the white f armer responsible for the attempts to throw them off the land in the first place.
As a result of not receiving services to address their needs, the offender population is not adqueately prepared to transition into post-incarceration environments, and often experience the "revolving door effect" in which they are simply released to make room for other offenders (McDaniel, 1992).
* For ESOP shares committed to be released to compensate employees directly, employers would recognize compensation cost equal to the fair value of the shares committed to be released.
* For ESOP shares committed to be released to settle or fund liabilities for other employee benefits, employers would report satisfaction of the liabilities when the shares are committed to be released to settle the liabilities.
* For ESOP shares committed to be released to replace dividends on allocated shares used for debt service, employers would report satisfaction of the liability to pay dividends when the shares are committed to be released for that purpose.
Molds remain clean; no solvent vapors are released to the atmosphere.
When the minutes are released to the public, usually two days after the next FOMC meeting, they are simultaneously placed on the Board's public web site (www.federalreserve.gov/fomc).
When testimony is released to the public, it is simultaneously placed on the Board's public web site (www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/ testimony).
These audiotapes are used to assist in the preparation of the minutes that are released to the public after the subsequent meeting; thereafter, the tapes are recorded over.
As to whether I personally played a part in past leaks of FOMC information, I can assure you that I have never knowingly released to the press or to other members of the public any information about the results of an FOMC meeting before the formal, scheduled release.