- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||emancipated, emancipates, emancipating
||to free from some external control or constraint, such as enslavement or ignorance.
The prisoner was emancipated when new evidence showed he was not guilty.The proclamation of 1863 emancipated slaves in the United States.
- deliver, free, liberate, release, unfetter
- similar words:
- discharge, enfranchise, loose, manumit, unleash, unshackle
||in law, to release (a child) from parental control.
||deliver, pardon, rescue
||emancipative (adj.), emancipatory (adj.), emancipator (n.)