liberate liberate  /ˈlɪ bə ˌreɪt/


  1. (v) give equal rights to; of women and minorities
  2. (v) grant freedom to; free from confinement
  3. (v) grant freedom to
  4. (v) release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition


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  1. In 1807, he was charged with treason for allegedly masterminding a plot to attack the Spanish colony of Mexico; some claimed he also planned to liberate the Union's Western states .
  2. In Cuckoo's Nest the irrepressible inmate Randle McMurphy does battle with the icy, power-mad Nurse Ratched to liberate, or at least breathe a little life into, the crushed and .
  3. It is this man, Samir Kuntar, the sole surviving member of the cell, that Hizballah leader Hasan Nasrallah promised to liberate this year from an Israeli prison by kidnapping .


  1. Polaroid Fotobar Announces Five Additional Store Locations

    You Take It, We Make It… Liberate Your Photos (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Will NSA leaks wake us from our techno-utopian dream?

    A vast surveillance state is being made possible by the technologies that we were told would liberate us.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. Activists occupy San Francisco urban farm slated for development

    Activists occupying the former site of Hayes Valley Farm said they locked out workers sent to cut trees down Friday and plan a live music event and neighborhood barbecue this weekend. The "Liberate the Land" protestors entered the site at Fell and Laguna streets on Saturday, a day after proprietors of the farm vacated the land. The protesters dubbed the space "Gezi Gardens" after a park in ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KTVU


  1. "I had an uncle who was part of the first American troops to go into Auschwitz and liberate the concentration camps. The story in our family was that when he came home, he just went up into the attic and he didn't leave the house for six...
    on May 27, 2004 By: Barack Obama Source: Newsday

  2. "We intend to liberate Palestine, the whole of Palestine from the (Jordan) river to the (Mediterranean) sea, he said. We will not recognize even one inch for Jews in the land of Palestine, as other Muslim leaders have," bin Laden said.
    on Dec 30, 2007 By: Osama bin Laden Source: Ha'aretz

  3. "We cannot remain silent about our people and families in Sadr City, Shula and other areas ...... while they are held hostage by gangs that control them," al-Maliki said. "We must liberate (them) because we came into office to serve them."
    on Apr 3, 2006 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: 940 News

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