- Without charge; free: a monthly programme was issued gratisMore example sentences
- Thus, you should be free to redistribute copies, either with or without modifications, either gratis or charging a fee for distribution, to anyone anywhere.
- In Rome, state-salaried masters in each of the city districts or rioni taught poor students gratis and were allowed to charge a fee to whoever could pay.
- If I ever win the lottery, I'd offer my services gratis to these fine institutions and show them how one really determines whether or not someone qualifies for coverage.
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- Given or done for nothing; free: gratis booksMore example sentences
- He agreed - probably as compensation for doing some gratis proofreading of his book - and we spent half an hour on the phone Sunday evening.
- If your brother doesn't give you a copy gratis, you'll just punch him.
- I'd offer to send you my copy gratis but there are still some relevant sections that I have yet to plunder and research.
late Middle English: from Latin, contraction of gratiis 'as a kindness', from gratia 'grace, kindness'.