Synonyms and Antonyms of manumit
to set free (as from slavery or confinement) though he was an outspoken defender of liberty, this son of Virginia did not manumit his own slaves until he was on his deathbed Synonyms discharge, disenthrall (also disenthral), emancipate, enfranchise, enlarge, liberate, loose, loosen, free, 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
manumit was our Word of the Day on 08/04/2017. Hear the podcast!
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up manumit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).