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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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