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Verb: liberate  'li-bu,reyt
  1. Give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    - emancipate
     
  2. Grant freedom to; free from confinement
    - free, release, unloose, unloosen, loose
     
  3. Grant freedom to
    "The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university";
    - set free
     
  4. (chemistry) release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
    - release, free

Derived forms: liberating, liberated, liberates

Type of: bring forth, change state, discharge, free, generate, turn

Encyclopedia: Liberate