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liberate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Liberate  \Lib"er*ate\  (-[=a]t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Liberated} 
  (-[=a]`t[e^]d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Liberating} 
  (-[=a]`t[i^]ng).]  [L.  liberatus,  p.  p.  of  liberare  to  free 
  fr  liber  free  See  {Liberal},  a.,  and  cf  {Deliver}.] 
  To  release  from  restraint  or  bondage;  to  set  at  liberty;  to 
  free  to  manumit;  to  disengage;  as  to  liberate  a  slave  or 
  prisoner;  to  liberate  the  mind  from  prejudice;  to  liberate 
  gases. 
 
  Syn:  To  deliver;  free  release.  See  {Deliver}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  liberate 
  v  1:  give  equal  rights  to  of  women  and  minorities  [syn:  {emancipate}] 
  2:  grant  freedom  to  free  from  confinement  [syn:  {free},  {release}, 
  {unloose},  {loose}]  [ant:  {confine}] 
  3:  grant  freedom  to  "The  students  liberated  their  slaves  upon 
  graduating  from  the  university"  [syn:  {set  free}] 




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