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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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On June 26 th , Syrians celebrate the anniversary of liberating al-Quneitra City as Late President Hafez al-Assad hoisted the national flag in al-Quneitra City in 1974 after liberating it from the Israeli enemy to declare its return to the national sovereignty.
They have shifted: The purpose of many community colleges has aimed toward vocational, utilitarian and away from general, liberating education.
Instead, I would like to think aloud about one of Merton's deepest messages: that tradition (I use the term loosely here) is liberating (or at least the path toward liberation) and that liberation is, in opposition to what we normally think, traditional.
They thanked President Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian Arab Army for working on liberating them, expressing hope that the other abductees will be liberated soon.
Over and against a younger generation of postmodern scholars, for example, who consider the term "religious feminist" to be an oxymoron, she insists that "for millions of wo/men [the spelling is intended to include marginalized men as well as all women] religion still provides a framework of meaning that is not just alienating or oppressive but also self-affirming and liberating" (27).
This universalization of the Self is freeing and liberating. This Self knows no limits; it can explore spiritual and psychological possibilities that have been unexplored by the black written tradition.
Syrian freedom fighter Sidqi Sulaiman al-Makt, the longest-held Syrian and Arab prisoner in Israeli jails, affirmed in a letter addressed to the audience read by his brother, the liberated prisoner Bishr al-Maqtm, determination to continue the struggle until liberating the occupied lands .
The Iraqi forces, backed by the US-led coalition, have liberated the have been liberating towns in Mosul and were almost fully liberating the northern city.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iraqi army's elite Counter-Terrorism Service declared liberating 47 out of 74 residential districts in Western Mosul.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi discussed with the head of the National Coalition, Iyad Allawi, the process of liberating the city of Mosul.
Unlike the collection of short stories, which is as impressive as when it was first published, the critical collection Liberating Voices: Oral Tradition in African American Literature would have been much more useful and appropriate had it been published when it was first written.
Damascus Countryside, SANA- Buses allocated for evacuating terrorists from al-Yarmouk Camp in the south of Damascus to Idleb started to gather on Sunday midnight, in implementation of the agreement which stipulates for evacuating terrorists and liberating the besieged people in the towns of Kefraya and al-Fouaa and those who are abducted from the village of Eshtabraq.