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enfranchise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of enfranchise

  1. to set free (as from slavery or confinement) <in a way, modern labor-saving appliances enfranchised people, giving them much more leisure time> Synonyms discharge, disenthrall (also disenthral), emancipate, free, enlarge, liberate, loose, loosen, manumit, release, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterRelated Words bail (out), deliver, parole, ransom, redeem, rescue, save; adrift, disembarrass, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, extricate; unshackleNear Antonyms handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel; commit, immure, imprison, incarcerate, intern, jail, lock (up); conquer, enslave, subdue, subjugateAntonyms bind, confine, enchain, fetter, restrain




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