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Synonyms for liberate
ˈlɪb əˌreɪtlib·er·ate

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. liberate

    To absolve, in the strict sense, is to set free from any bond. One may be absolved from a promise by a breach of faith on the part of one to whom the promise was made. To absolve from sins is formally to remit their condemnation and penalty, regarded as a bond upon the soul. "Almighty God ... pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel." Book of Common Prayer, Declar. of Absol. To acquit of sin or crime is to free from the accusation of it, pronouncing one guiltless; the innocent are rightfully acquitted; the guilty may be mercifully absolved. Compare PARDON.

    Synonyms:
    absolve, acquit, clear, discharge, exculpate, exempt, exonerate, forgive, free, pardon, pardon, release, set free

    Antonyms:
    accuse, bind, charge, compel, condemn, convict, impeach, inculpate, obligate, oblige

    Preposition:
    One is absolved from (rarely of) a promise, a sin, etc.

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  1. emancipate, liberateverb

    give equal rights to; of women and minorities

    Synonyms:
    emancipate, loose, release, free, manumit, set free, unloosen, unloose

  2. free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, looseverb

    grant freedom to; free from confinement

    Synonyms:
    turn, unfreeze, unloose, expel, exhaust, let loose, release, resign, emancipate, unblock, loosen, publish, disembarrass, unloosen, put out, let go of, exempt, give up, relinquish, justify, absolve, unleash, relieve, secrete, rid, let go, dislodge, bring out, discharge, issue, free, relax, disengage, eject, set free, loose

  3. liberate, set freeverb

    grant freedom to

    "The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university"

    Synonyms:
    emancipate, loose, release, free, set free, unloosen, unloose

  4. release, free, liberateverb

    release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition

    Synonyms:
    turn, exempt, exhaust, absolve, unloose, relieve, emancipate, unloosen, unblock, justify, unfreeze, disembarrass, disengage, bring out, free, discharge, release, secrete, set free, put out, give up, loose, let go, let go of, resign, relinquish, publish, expel, rid, issue, eject, dislodge

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.5 / 2 votes

  1. liberateverb

    Synonyms:
    release, free, emancipate, manumit, disinthrall, ransom, discharge, deliver, set free, set at liberty, let go, let loose, let out

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  1. liberateverb

    Synonyms:
    free

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How to use liberate in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Tammam Salam:

    We must strive to liberate the other soldiers.

  2. Hadi Al-Amiri:

    We don't need it and we won't need it, anyone who puts faith in the international coalition to liberate Iraq is putting their faith on a mirage. The people of Iraq will liberate this country and put an end to ISIS.

  3. Justin Danhof:

    The original idea of lots of Silicon Valley companies … They started as these free platforms, right? We are really going to liberate communication in the United States of America, we’re not going to censor, and that was part of the deal that they got with the government, right? That’s the whole Section 230 debate is they were given immunity for what was said on their platform because it was going to be a place for freedom of speech.

  4. Michael McFaul:

    I think people need to remember that we're talking about cities like Kharkiv and Mariupol and Kyiv, there are large populations there, you know, up to a third and sometimes as much to a half that are Russian speakers and are ethnic Russians. And yet Putin doesn't seem to care about that. He slaughters the very people he said he has come to liberate.

  5. Michelle Nichols/Reuters Russian:

    That’s why it’s so important to liberate it faster, because we don’t even know how many people have been murdered or have been kidnapped.


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