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. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To deliver; free; release. See {Deliver}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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