liberative

adjective
lib·​er·​a·​tive | \ ˈli-bə-ˌrā-tiv, -rə-tiv \

Legal Definition of liberative

: serving to free or release (as from ownership or obligation) the liberative effects of tender and deposit

Learn More About liberative

Dictionary Entries Near liberative

liber

liberative

liberative prescription

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Liberative.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/liberative. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!