disenthrall

verb

dis·​en·​thrall ˌdis-in-ˈthrȯl How to pronounce disenthrall (audio)
variants or less commonly disenthral
disenthralled also disenthraled; disenthralling; disenthralls also disenthrals

transitive verb

: to free from bondage : liberate

Examples of disenthrall in a Sentence

we must disenthrall ourselves from time-honored ways of doing things, or we will never progress as a society

Word History

First Known Use

1643, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disenthrall was in 1643

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Cite this Entry

“Disenthrall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disenthrall. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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