Acupressure is used to release tension spots in the shoulders and neck.
He still had a lot of pent-up anger to release.
Her kidnapper successfully extorted a £75,000 ransom for her release.
Female toads release their eggs in a double string.
That something was the actual release of the record.
It's much more than a mere stopgap release.
The nurse is released from seven o'clock.
He released her arm.
The new trade figures have just been released.
If a person or animal is released from somewhere where they have been locked up or looked after, they are set free or allowed to go.
He was released from custody the next day...
He is expected to be released from hospital today...
Fifty-five foxes were released from a fur farm by animal rights activists...
He was released on bail.
When someone is released, you refer to their release .
He called for the immediate release of all political prisoners.
...the secret negotiations necessary to secure hostage releases...
Serious complications have delayed his release from hospital.
If someone or something releases you from a duty, task, or feeling, they free you from it.
Divorce releases both the husband and wife from all marital obligations to each other...
This releases the teacher to work with individuals who are having extreme difficulty.
To release feelings or abilities means to allow them to be expressed.
Becoming your own person releases your creativity...
I personally don't want to release my anger on anyone else...
Humour is wonderful for releasing tension.
If someone in authority releases something such as a document or information, they make it available.
V n V-ed
They're not releasing any more details yet...
Figures released yesterday show retail sales were down in March.
If you release someone or something, you stop holding them.
V n FORMAL 正式
He stopped and faced her, releasing her wrist.
...the twisting action before a bowler releases the ball.
If you release a device, you move it so that it stops holding something.
Wade released the hand brake and pulled away from the curb.
If something releases gas, heat, or a substance, it causes it to leave its container or the substance that it was part of and enter the surrounding atmosphere or area.
...a weapon which releases toxic nerve gas...
The contraction of muscles uses energy and releases heat...
The drug is surgically implanted into a woman's arm where it gradually releases the hormones into the body.
When an entertainer or company releases a new CD, video, or film, it becomes available so that people can buy it or see it.
He is releasing an album of love songs.
A new release is a new CD, video, or film that has just become available for people to buy or see.
Which of the new releases do you think are really good?
If a film or video is on release or on general release, it is available for people to see in public cinemas or for people to buy.
The video has sold three million copies in its first three weeks on release.
They released the prisoners.
Release the dog.He has been chained up for hours.
He released her arm.
He released me from my torments.
发布; 发行; 发售
The commission released its findings.
When is the best moment to release the date of the election to the newspapers?
A bottle of sleeping tablets will release you from your sufferings forever.
The manager released him to return to his native town to visit his grandmother who was ill in bed.
释放, 排放, 解除
After my examination I had a feeling of release.
The warden of the prison signed the release.
On this show they played the latest release.
1. merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film);
- " "a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra" "
2. the act of liberating someone or something
3. a process that liberates or discharges something;
- " "there was a sudden release of oxygen" "
- " "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland" "
4. an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
5. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
6. euphemistic expressions for death;
- " "thousands mourned his passing" "
7. a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
8. activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion;
- " "she had no other outlet for her feelings" "
- " "he gave vent to his anger" "
9. the act of allowing a fluid to escape
10. a formal written statement of relinquishment
11. (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
1. release, as from one's grip;
- " "Let go of the door handle, please!" "
- " "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall" "
2. grant freedom to; free from confinement
3. let (something) fall or spill a container;
- " "turn the flour onto a plate" "
4. eliminate (substances) from the body
5. prepare and issue for public distribution or sale;
- " "publish a magazine or newspaper" "
6. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids;
- " "secrete digestive juices" "
- " "release a hormone into the blood stream" "
7. make (information) available publication;
- " "release the list with the names of the prisoners" "
8. part with a possession or right;
- " "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest" "
- " "resign a claim to the throne" "
9. make (assets) available;
- " "release the holdings in the dictator's bank account" "
(of a film) being generally shown; available for viewing （电影）在公映，发行
the movie will be on release from Christmas.
Middle English: from Old French reles (noun), relesser (verb), from Latin relaxare 'stretch out again, slacken' (see relax)