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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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This comedy rarely gets crazy enough to be liberatingly wild, although it picks up slightly after Martha tells Whitman to get lost.
Wally's elder sister Sheila, who was a dance teacher, might be doing the fox-trot on one floor, while downstairs the shoe business was in full swing; and at all hours there seemed to be the possibility of extempore meals of a nature, for that period, wonderfully and liberatingly un-British.
Translations, Friel's most liberatingly political play to date, weds fictive characters to a real historical phenomenon: the 19th-century re-naming of Celtic places into English.