American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Software that is available for free, usually over the Internet.
- n. computing Complete and functional software that does not require payment or other compensation (such as nags or advertising) for its use. Freeware may be a proprietary license with no access to the source code.
- n. software that is provided without charge
- From free + ware, a contraction of software; Coined by Andrew Fluegelman (Wiktionary)
“Map Generator – this freeware is great for mapping out cities or towns for your stories.”
“3D Realms has made this title freeware though, so it can be worth a look if the side scrollers of yesterday pique your interest.”
“When it comes to working with graphical files, there are many good apps you can turn to and the majority of them can be found as freeware, which is a great quality.”
“Besides, SQLBackupAndFTP Free is freeware, which is free from any spyware.”
“OmniGrowl is more closely called freeware since as I say you don't have to pay.”
“After finding out the freeware is your holy grail of software, I now understand how you failed on this one.”
“Plan Three - using a void-filling piece of software called freeware SRTM void fillers, but I wanted to try the trial version of VK.”
“Often the freeware is a scaled -- down version of purchasable products ....”
“He gives away his own creative activity as a kind of freeware that readers can utilize or improve for their own poetic agenda.”
“Why do you think we call it 'open source' and not 'freeware' anymore?”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘freeware’.
Shareware and its friends.
Computer-related words ending with -ware
all of these are from 7 English
dictionaries and Macquarie dictionary
I havent listed capitalized ones yet
but Viagra would be one and common
words like sterling a sub-machi...
Trademarks that have lost their character as indicators of source to become a general term for a product or service.
Words using the word 'free'...
Looking for tweets for freeware.