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liberate

verb acquit, affranchise, bail out, deliver, disembroil, disengage, disenthrall, disimprison, dislodge, dismiss, emancipate, enfranchise, exculpate, extract, franchise, free, give freedom, give liberty to, let go, let loose, let out, liberare, loose, manumit, open up, pardon, parole, redeem, release, reeease from custody, rescue, separate, set at large, set at libbrty, set free, turn loose, unbind, unchain, undo, unfasten, unfetter, unloose, unshackle, untie, vindicate
See also: absolve, acquit, clear, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, dissociate, enable, enfranchise, exclude, exculpate, excuse, exonerate, extricate, free, let, palliate, pardon, parole, permit, quit, redeem, release, relieve, remit, rescue, save

LIBERATE, English practice. A writ which issues on lands, tenements, and chattels, being returned under an extent on a statute staple, commanding the sheriff to deliver them to the plaintiff, by the extent and appraisement mentioned in the writ of extent, and in the sheriff's return thereto. See Com dig. Statute Staple, D 6.

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Consequently, Vera's narratives interrogate the truth claims of a patriarchal "patriotic history" of liberationist politics masquerading as absolute truth.
Of the six formulations he attempts, only one he thinks liberationists should reject, namely, that any and all human interests trump any and all animal interests solely on the basis that those human interests belong to humans.
In fact, where has the middle class learned about the blessings of liberationist ideals?
But as Berry realizes, the doctrine of the autonomous self is in the ascendant, and not only among "certain liberationist intellectuals" and other elites.
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In Britain, the optimism of the early 1970s soon gave way to fractious arguments between anti-sexist and liberationist men's groups, which by the early 1980s had become sundered.
vision will be); liberationist (announcing freedom from the existing
The challenge of developing a multiracial, anti-racist, feminist, queer liberationist, environmentalist, anti-capitalist, and radically democratic movement is central.
The process left the universities without social commitment, but instead with "a lot of nihilistic theory, post-Marxism, post-structuralism, deconstruction, all that negation that masqueraded as liberationist, that claimed the revolution .
The FIS seems the have represented only itself if one considers that its pronouncements were anti-secular not liberationist, their references to injustice notwithstanding.
My objection to the child liberationist position should in no way suggest that I do not place great value on freedom.