liberate

  • 1 Liberate — «Liberate» Сингл Disturbed из альбома Believe …

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  • 2 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 liberate — I verb acquit, affranchise, bail out, deliver, discharge, disembroil, disengage, disenthrall, disimprison, dislodge, dismiss, emancipate, enfranchise, exculpate, exonerate, extract, franchise, free, give freedom, give liberty to, let go, let… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 liberate — (v.) 1620s, from L. liberatus, pp. of liberare set free, from liber free (see LIBERAL (Cf. liberal)). Meaning to free an occupied territory from the enemy (often used ironically) is from 1942. Related: Liberated; liberating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 liberate — release, *free, emancipate, manumit, deliver, discharge, enfranchise Analogous words: disengage, *detach: *extricate, disentangle, untangle, disencumber, disembarrass: *rescue, redeem, ransom, deliver Contrasted words: *imprison, incarcerate, im …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 liberate — [v] give freedom bail one out*, deliver, detach, discharge, disembarrass, emancipate, free, free up*, get out from under*, let loose*, let out*, loose, loosen, manumit, redeem, release, rescue, save, save one’s neck*, set free, unbind, unchain,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 liberate — ► VERB 1) set free, especially from imprisonment or oppression. 2) (liberated) free from social conventions, especially with regard to sexual roles. DERIVATIVES liberation noun liberationist noun liberator noun. ORIGIN Latin li …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 liberate — [lib′ər āt΄] vt. liberated, liberating [< L liberatus, pp. of liberare, to set free, release < liber, free: see LIBERAL] 1. to release from slavery, enemy occupation, etc. 2. Slang to steal or loot, esp. from a defeated enemy in wartime 3.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 liberate — [[t]lɪ̱bəreɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ liberates, liberating, liberated 1) VERB To liberate a place or the people in it means to free them from the political or military control of another country, area, or group of people. [V n] They planned to march on and… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 liberate — UK [ˈlɪbəreɪt] / US [ˈlɪbəˌreɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms liberate : present tense I/you/we/they liberate he/she/it liberates present participle liberating past tense liberated past participle liberated 1) a) to make a place or the people in… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 liberate — verb a) to free; to release from restraint or bondage; to set at liberty; to manumit; to disengage to liberate a slave or prisoner b) to …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 liberate — v. (D; tr.) to liberate from * * * [ lɪbəreɪt] (D; tr.) to liberate from …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 liberate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin liberatus, past participle of liberare, from liber Date: circa 1623 1. to set at liberty ; free; specifically to free (as a country) from domination by a foreign power 2. to free from combination <… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 liberate — verb Liberate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑camp, ↑country, ↑slave …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 liberate — 01. Eritrea was [liberated] from Ethiopian rule in 1991. 02. The [liberation] of women has produced great changes in our society over the last 50 years. 03. It was very [liberating] for me to be able to talk about my problems with my wife after… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 liberate — lib|e|rate [ˈlıbəreıt] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of liberare, from liber; LIBERTY] 1.) to free someone from feelings or conditions that make their life unhappy or difficult liberate sb from sth ▪ women s freedom… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 liberate — lib|er|ate [ lıbə,reıt ] verb transitive 1. ) to make a place or the people in it free from soldiers who have been controlling it 2. ) to give someone the freedom to do what they want, for example by taking them out of a situation in which their… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 liberate — liberative, liberatory /lib euhr euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. liberator, n. /lib euh rayt /, v.t., liberated, liberating. 1. to set free, as from imprisonment or bondage. 2. to free (a nation or area) from control by a foreign or oppressive… …

    Universalium

  • 19 liberate — Synonyms and related words: affranchise, appropriate, cast off, clear, deliver, detach, disburden, discharge, disembarrass, disembroil, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, disinvolve, doff, ease, emancipate, enfranchise, extract,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 liberate — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To free from bondage] Syn. set free, loose, release; see free 1 . 2. [To free from chemical or physical restraint] Syn. disengage, render gaseous, extract, separate, aerify, etherify, set free from combination, drive off,… …

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