Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb freewheel

2 senses of freewheel

Sense 1
freewheel, drift -- (live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely; "My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school")
       => exist, survive, live, subsist -- (support oneself; "he could barely exist on such a low wage"; "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"; "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day")

Sense 2
freewheel -- (coast in a vehicle using the freewheel)
       => coast -- (move effortlessly; by force of gravity)

Antonyms of adj freewheeling

2 senses of freewheeling

Sense 1
freewheeling -- (free of restraints or rules; "freewheeling foolishness"; "the versatility of his poetic freewheeling style")

INDIRECT (VIA unrestrained) -> restrained -- (under restraint)

Sense 2
carefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, slaphappy -- (cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth")

INDIRECT (VIA irresponsible) -> responsible -- (worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable; "a responsible adult"; "responsible journalism"; "a responsible position"; "the captain is responsible for the ship's safety"; "the cabinet is responsible to the parliament")

Similarity of adj freewheeling

2 senses of freewheeling

Sense 1
freewheeling -- (free of restraints or rules; "freewheeling foolishness"; "the versatility of his poetic freewheeling style")
       => unrestrained (vs. restrained) -- (not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter")

Sense 2
carefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, slaphappy -- (cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth")
       => irresponsible (vs. responsible) -- (showing lack of care for consequences; "behaved like an irresponsible idiot"; "hasty and irresponsible action")

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