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English verb: liberate

1. liberate (social) give equal rights to; of women and minorities


Synonymsemancipate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

2. liberate (social) grant freedom to; free from confinement


ExamplesThey want to liberate the prisoners


Synonymsfree, loose, release, unloose, unloosen


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Narrower (hyponym)bail, bail out, parole, run, unchain, unspell


Antonymsdetain, confine

3. liberate (social) grant freedom to


SamplesThe students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university.


Synonymsset free


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)discharge, free


Narrower (hyponym)affranchise, decolonise, decolonize, emancipate, enfranchise, manumit

4. liberate (creation) release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition


Synonymsfree, release


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring forth, generate


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry









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