Synonyms of liberty in English:

liberty


See definition of liberty

noun

1‘individuals should enjoy the liberty to pursue their own interests and preferences’

SYNONYMS

freedom, independence, free rein, freeness, licence, self-determination

free will, latitude, option, choice

volition, non-compulsion, non-coercion, non-confinement

leeway, margin, scope, elbow room

ANTONYMS

constraint

2‘parliamentary government is the essence of British liberty’

SYNONYMS

independence, freedom, autonomy, sovereignty, self government, self rule, self determination, home rule

civil liberties, civil rights, human rights

rare autarky

ANTONYMS

dependence, subjugation

3‘no man who was born free would be contented to be penned up and denied the liberty to go where he pleases’

SYNONYMS

right, birthright, opportunity, facility, prerogative, entitlement, privilege, permission, sanction, leave, consent, authorization, authority, licence, clearance, blessing, dispensation, exemption, faculty

carte blanche

ANTONYMS

constraint


Phrases

    at liberty

      1‘he was at liberty for three months before he was recaptured’

      SYNONYMS

      free, on the loose, loose, set loose, at large, unconfined, roaming

      unbound, untied, unchained, unshackled, unfettered, unrestrained, unrestricted, wild, untrammelled

      escaped, out

      informal

      sprung

      ANTONYMS

      in captivity, imprisoned

      2‘your great aunt was at liberty to divide her estate how she chose’

      SYNONYMS

      free, permitted, allowed, authorized, able, entitled, eligible, fit

      unconstrained, unrestricted, unhindered, without constraint

      ANTONYMS

      forbidden

    take liberties

      ‘you've already taken too many liberties with me’

      SYNONYMS

      act with overfamiliarity, act with familiarity, show disrespect, act with impropriety, act indecorously, be impudent, commit a breach of etiquette, act with boldness, act with impertinence, show insolence, show impudence, show presumptuousness, show presumption, show forwardness, show audacity, be unrestrained

      take advantage of, exploit

      ANTONYMS

      be polite, show consideration