Free, in a way, but it comes at a cost (6)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Free, in a way, but it comes at a cost (6) crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on 31 May 2021 The Guardian Cryptic Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Free, in a way, but it comes at a cost (6) has a total of 6 letters.

Answer

1R
2A
3N
4S
5O
6M


Definition

The release of a captive, or of captured property, by payment of a consideration; redemption; as, prisoners hopeless of ransom.
The money or price paid for the redemption of a prisoner, or for goods captured by an enemy; payment for freedom from restraint, penalty, or forfeit.
A sum paid for the pardon of some great offense and the discharge of the offender; also, a fine paid in lieu of corporal punishment.
To redeem from captivity, servitude, punishment, or forfeit, by paying a price; to buy out of servitude or penalty; to rescue; to deliver; as, to ransom prisoners from an enemy.
To exact a ransom for, or a payment on.

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