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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. give equal rights to; of women and minorities;
[syn: emancipate, liberate]

2. grant freedom to; free from confinement;
[syn: free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose]

3. grant freedom to;
- Example: "The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university"
[syn: liberate, set free]

4. release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition;
[syn: release, free, liberate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Liberate \Lib"er*ate\ (-[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liberated (-[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Liberating (-[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [L. liberatus, p. p. of liberare to free, fr. liber free. See Liberal, a., and cf. Deliver.] To release from restraint or bondage; to set at liberty; to free; to manumit; to disengage; as, to liberate a slave or prisoner; to liberate the mind from prejudice; to liberate gases. [1913 Webster] Syn: To deliver; free; release. See Deliver. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

liberate v 1: give equal rights to; of women and minorities [syn: emancipate, liberate] 2: grant freedom to; free from confinement [syn: free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose] [ant: confine, detain] 3: grant freedom to; "The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university" [syn: liberate, set free] 4: release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition [syn: release, free, liberate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

73 Moby Thesaurus words for "liberate": affranchise, appropriate, cast off, clear, deliver, detach, disburden, discharge, disembarrass, disembroil, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, disinvolve, doff, ease, emancipate, enfranchise, extract, extricate, free, free up, let go, let loose, let off, let out, loose, loosen, manumit, pilfer, purloin, ransom, recover, redeem, release, remove, rescue, retrieve, salvage, save, set at large, set at liberty, set free, steal, take, take off, unbar, unbind, unbolt, unbuckle, unbutton, unchain, unclasp, unclutter, undo, unfasten, unfetter, unglue, unlace, unlatch, unleash, unlock, unloose, unloosen, unscramble, unshackle, unsnarl, unstick, unstrap, untangle, untie, weigh anchor
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

LIBERATE, English practice. A writ which issues on lands, tenements, and chattels, being returned under an extent on a statute staple, commanding the sheriff to deliver them to the plaintiff, by the extent and appraisement mentioned in the writ of extent, and in the sheriff's return thereto. See Com dig. Statute Staple, D 6.