Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb liberate

4 senses of liberate

Sense 1
emancipate, liberate -- (give equal rights to; of women and minorities)
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 2
free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose -- (grant freedom to; free from confinement)

Sense 3
liberate, set free -- (grant freedom to; "The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university")
       => free, discharge -- (free from obligations or duties)

Sense 4
release, free, liberate -- (release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition)
       => generate, bring forth -- (bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami")

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