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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lib•er•ate*ˈlɪb əˌreɪt(v.t.)-at•ed, -at•ing.

  1. to set free, as from imprisonment.

  2. to free (a nation or area) from control by a foreign or oppressive government.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. to free (a group or individual) from social or economic constraints or discrimination, esp. arising from traditional role expectations or bias.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Sociology

  4. to disengage; set free from combination, as a gas.

  5. Informal. to steal or take over illegally:

    The prisoners liberated a consignment of chocolates.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Syn: See release.

Origin of liberate:

1615–25; < L līberātus, ptp. of līberāre to free, der. of līber free

lib′er•a`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. liberator(noun)

    someone who releases people from captivity or bondage

Wiktionary

  1. liberator(Noun)

    A person who frees or liberates.

  2. Origin: From liberator, from liberare, past participle liberatus; see liberate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Liberator(noun)

    one who, or that which, liberates; a deliverer

Freebase

  1. Liberator

    The spaceship Liberator is a fictional starship featured in the first three seasons of the BBC television series Blake's 7.


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