What does emancipate mean?

Definitions for emancipate
ɪˈmæn səˌpeɪteman·ci·pate

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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:

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

  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.

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

  3. emancipate(Adjective)

    Freed; set at liberty.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [L. emancipatus, p. p.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. emancipatus, p. p.]

  3. Emancipate(adj)

    set at liberty

    Etymology: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. emancipate

    to set free from slavery; to liberate

    "the citizen must be emancipated from the obsessive secrecy of government"

    Submitted by Agent_Jax on September 20, 2018  

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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

Examples of emancipate in a Sentence

  1. Jesse Jackson:

    His name is on the honor roll of freedom fighters, the man helped emancipate Washington.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    1. Never compare your life with someone else's life. For, you have no idea what he or she does secretly i.e. behind your back. 2. Don't have negative thoughts over things that you can't control. And refuse to bear grudges against anyone right here or out there. In otherwords, forgive all things and everyone. 3. Never over do anything, have a limit and keep to it. 4. Don't take yourself and life so seriously. For, you ought not to do that. I mean, disregard/overlook somethings sometimes. 5. Never waste your precious energy/time on gossip or habits like that. Rather, utilize/maximize your God-given energy and time. 6. Dream big, be a visionary and dare to pursue your dream and vision unyieldinly until you realize them. 7. Listen up, envy is a waste of time. Yes! you already have all you need presently to survive. Any other thing which you think that you need to live comfortably will be given unto you by God in due course i.e. at the right and proper time. 8. Emancipate yourself from the issues of the past. I mean, stop living in your past life and mistakes . For, living in your past is most likely to ruin your present happiness and future success. 9. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. So, don't hate anyone. Do love all and sundry as much as you can. 10. Strive to live in peace with everyone. For, peace is better off than war or conflict. 11. In case you don't know, no one else is responsible for your happiness except your own self. Yes! you heard me right. So, always be happy and never sad. 12. You've got to realize that life is a school and you are meant to learn daily. Moreover, challenges are simply part of life. They do appear just for awhile and then fade away like flowers. Thus, never mind your challenges. 13. Always smile, laugh and share all you have with someone else/others. Beause, you've got to be doing that. Never forget, givers never lack. 14. Conclusively, dare to believe in God almighty and do believe he can do all things. Besides, believe in your own self i.e. be self confident. For, it is expected of you. That's just a piece of advice and words of encouragement for you.

  3. Bob Marley:

    Emancipate yourself from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Basically, it often takes a positive mindset, positive thinking, positive speaking, positive action, proactive approach and reactive approach to emancipate oneself from limitations or restrictions. ~Emeasoba George

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Emancipate yourself from the issues of the past. I mean, stop living in your past life and mistakes . For, living in your past is most likely to ruin your present happiness and future success.

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