1. [ adjective ] tending to set free
Synonyms: emancipative liberating emancipating
Related terms: unrestrictive
2. [ noun ] the act of liberating someone or something
Synonyms: release liberation
Related terms: accomplishment rescue manumission clearing relief deregulation jail_delivery emancipation probation parole unsnarling free free liberate
3. [ noun ] freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child
Synonyms: emancipation
Related terms: liberation manumission deregulation clearing emancipate
Similar spelling:   frying