What are the opposite words for detain?

Detain means to keep someone in custody or to hold them against their will. The antonyms for detain are words that convey the release or freedom of an individual. The word 'Free' is the perfect antonym for detain which means to release someone from custody or confinement. Another antonym is 'Unrestrained' which means to be free to act without limits or constraints. 'Release' is also an antonym for detain which means to set someone free or to discharge them from custody. Other antonyms include emancipation, liberation, and disentangle. These synonyms provide the opposite meaning of detain, which is to allow someone their freedom.

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deserted, empty, imprecise.