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liberate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of liberate

  1. 1 to set free (as from slavery or confinement) <the animal rightists snuck into the laboratory in the middle of the night to liberate all of the monkeys> Synonyms discharge, disenthrall (also disenthral), emancipate, enfranchise, enlarge, free, 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

  2. 2 to set free from entanglement or difficulty <we were liberated from our financial woes when we hit the grand prize in the lottery> Synonyms clear, disembarrass, disengage, disentangle, free, extricate, release, untangleRelated Words deliver, redeem, rescue, save; disburden, disencumber, unburden; unravel, unsnarl, untie, untwineNear Antonyms block, hamper, hinder, impede, obstruct; burden, encumber, load, weighAntonyms embroil, entangle




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