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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The sector also has a monthly committee for conditional release, which led to the release of 72 prisoners, and another three prisoners given 48 hour releases to visit their families.
WebsitePressRelease.net also sends the releases to news and media companies, magazines, and also to TV and radio stations.
On the outboard side, Rock Star had 10 releases to lead the day.
"Become familiar with the publications you send your releases to. Call the publication and find out who the appropriate editor is and find out whether they prefer to get releases via e-mail or fax.
Custom formulated releases to meet specific processing needs.
According to Johnston, the company issues earnings projections annually but not quarterly and limits its quarterly press releases to initial estimates followed by confirmed numbers.
Although the production of a crosslinked film tends to slightly increase the force required for release (compared to an SMRA), it also increases the durability of the film and thus enables many releases to be performed from one application.
Together, these account for an estimated 83.6 percent of all industrial and residential mercury releases to the air.
Although the production of a crosslinked film tends to slightly increase the force required for release (compared to a silicone SMRA), it also increases the durability of the film and thus enables many releases to be performed from one application.