What does liberate mean?

Definitions for liberateˈlɪb əˌreɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word liberate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emancipate, liberate(verb)

    give equal rights to; of women and minorities

  2. free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose(verb)

    grant freedom to; free from confinement

  3. liberate, set free(verb)

    grant freedom to

    "The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university"

  4. release, free, liberate(verb)

    release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition


  1. liberate(Verb)

    to free; to release from restraint or bondage; to set at liberty; to manumit; to disengage

  2. liberate(Verb)

    to steal or abscond with (something)

    The neighbor's garden gnome is so ugly, I'm tempted to liberate it for them.

  3. Origin: From liberatus, past participle of liberare, from liber; see liberal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Liberate(adj)

    to release from restraint or bondage; to set at liberty; to free; to manumit; to disengage; as, to liberate a slave or prisoner; to liberate the mind from prejudice; to liberate gases


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of liberate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of liberate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Flight Sgt. John Thompson:

    Your brother helped to liberate my country.

  2. Prime Minister Tammam Salam:

    We must strive to liberate the other soldiers.

  3. Ali Abd Al Hassan:

    The operation is to liberate Fallujah, not destroy it.

  4. Alqadr Tawfiq:

    We will liberate the south. The Houthis can go back north.

  5. Safaa Elias Jajo:

    If there is a plan to liberate Christian areas, we want to be a part of it.

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