Synonyms and Antonyms of liberate
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 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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