What does emancipate mean?

Definitions for emancipateɪˈmæn səˌpeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emancipate, liberate(verb)

    give equal rights to; of women and minorities

  2. manumit, emancipate(verb)

    free from slavery or servitude

Wiktionary

  1. emancipate(Verb)

    To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as:

  2. emancipate(Verb)

    To free from any controlling influence, especially from anything which exerts undue or evil influence; as, to emancipate one from prejudices or error.

  3. emancipate(Adjective)

    Freed; set at liberty.

  4. Origin: From emancipatus, past participle of emancipare, from e + mancipare, from manceps, from manus + capere. See manual, and capable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emancipate(verb)

    to set free from the power of another; to liberate; as: (a) To set free, as a minor from a parent; as, a father may emancipate a child. (b) To set free from bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit; as, to emancipate a slave, or a country

  2. Emancipate(verb)

    to free from any controlling influence, especially from anything which exerts undue or evil influence; as, to emancipate one from prejudices or error

  3. Emancipate(adj)

    set at liberty

  4. Origin: [L. emancipatus, p. p.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Emancipate

    e-man′si-pāt, v.t. to set free from servitude: to free from restraint or bondage of any kind.—ns. Emancipā′tion, the act of setting free from bondage or disability of any kind: the state of being set free; Emancipā′tionist, an advocate of the emancipation of slaves; Eman′cipator; Eman′cipist, a convict who has served his time of punishment in a penal colony. [L. emancipāre, -ātume, away from, mancipāre, to transfer property—manceps, -cipis, one who gets property, from manus, the hand, capĕre, to take.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emancipate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emancipate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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