Definitions for emancipateɪˈmæn səˌpeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•man•ci•pateɪˈmæn səˌpeɪt(v.t.)-pat•ed, -pat•ing.

  1. to free from restraint.

  2. to free (a slave) from bondage.

  3. Roman and Civil Law. to end paternal control over; give full legal rights to.

    Category: Law

Origin of emancipate:

1615–25; < L ēmancipātus, ptp. of ēmancipāre=ē-e - +mancipāre to formally alienate, sell

e•man′ci•pa`tor(n.)

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


Translations for emancipate

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

emancipate(verb)

to set free from slavery or other strict or unfair control.

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