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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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Gulapa led the Liberators' 'suicide squad' on the front lines to free Maragondon and Ternate, another Cavite town.
Major Organizers[R] is on a mission to raise up an army of liberators to restore order to the world, one household at a time.
Both of these books well cover the total history of the Liberator. I would probably look to Lloyd's book more for the operational history of the B-24 throughout the world, while I really enjoyed the coverage of the development and production of the many models of the Lib in White's volume.
Recently, another highly intriguing copy has emerged--a replication of one of the most fascinating arms of World War II, the FP-45 "Liberator."
Drawing on published and unpublished sources and interviews this essay offers the Liberator magazine as a critical example in the shaping of a radical print culture in the 1960s.
(above), would fly his Liberator as part of Project Aphrodite.
Because the following Liberators were supposed to drop their own bombloads only on cue from the leader, none released their own lethal cargos.
Biographies carried over from the first edition include those for Chilean liberator Bernardo O'Higgins, the two Brazilian emperors, Jose Marti of Cuba, and Mexico's Pancho Villa.
In the Delta region, 26% of residents say they view militants as liberators, but 48% say they consider those responsible for the violence in the region to be criminals, and 22% do not have an opinion.
We both hate to admit we are wrong--especially after we've declared the mission accomplished and we're off to be greeted as liberators.
My interest is in tracing RAF Sgt James `Jimmy' Tumelty, from Newcastle, he was flying in Liberators when shot down on 21/22 August 1944 on an operation over Hungary.