liberate

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From Latin liberatus, past participle of liberare (to set free, deliver), from liber (free); see liberal.

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liberate (third-person singular simple present liberates, present participle liberating, simple past and past participle liberated)

  1. (transitive) To free; to release from restraint or bondage; to set at liberty; to manumit; to disengage.
    to liberate a slave or prisoner
    to liberate the mind from prejudice
    to liberate gases
  2. (transitive, euphemistic) To steal or abscond with (something).
    The neighbor's garden gnome is so ugly, I'm tempted to liberate it for them.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

liberate

  1. second-person plural present tense of liberare
  2. second-person plural imperative of liberare

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

līberāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of līberō

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līberāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of līberātus