Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun free-lance

1 sense of free-lance

Sense 1
freelancer, freelance, free-lance, free lance, independent, self-employed person -- (a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them)
       => worker -- (a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker")
                                                                         
                                                                         

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb free-lance

1 sense of freelance

Sense 1
freelance -- (work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer)
       => work, do work -- (be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college")

Antonyms of adj free-lance

2 senses of free-lance

Sense 1
freelance (vs. salaried), free-lance, self-employed -- (working for yourself)


Sense 2
mercenary (prenominal), free-lance (prenominal), freelance (prenominal) -- (serving for wages in a foreign army; "mercenary killers")

INDIRECT (VIA paid) -> unpaid -- (not paid; "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill")
                                                                         

Similarity of adj free-lance

2 senses of free-lance

Sense 1
freelance (vs. salaried), free-lance, self-employed -- (working for yourself)

Sense 2
mercenary (prenominal), free-lance (prenominal), freelance (prenominal) -- (serving for wages in a foreign army; "mercenary killers")
       => paid (vs. unpaid) -- (marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check")

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