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e·man·ci·pate

 (ĭ-măn′sə-pāt′)
tr.v. e·man·ci·pat·ed, e·man·ci·pat·ing, e·man·ci·pates
1. To free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate.
2. Law To release (a child) from the control of parents or a guardian.

[Latin ēmancipāre, ēmancipāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + mancipāre, to sell, transfer (from manceps, mancip-, purchaser; see man- in Indo-European roots).]

e·man′ci·pa′tive, e·man′ci·pa·to′ry (-pə-tôr′ē) adj.
e·man′ci·pa′tor n.

emancipate

(ɪˈmænsɪˌpeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to free from restriction or restraint, esp social or legal restraint
2. (often passive) to free from the inhibitions imposed by conventional morality
3. to liberate (a slave) from bondage
[C17: from Latin ēmancipāre to give independence (to a son), from mancipāre to transfer property, from manceps a purchaser; see manciple]
eˈmanciˌpated adj
eˈmanciˌpative adj
eˈmanciˌpator, eˈmancipist n
emancipatory adj

e•man•ci•pate

(ɪˈmæn səˌpeɪt)

v.t. -pat•ed, -pat•ing.
1. to free from restraint.
2. to free (a slave) from bondage.
3. Roman and Civil Law. to end paternal control over; give full legal rights to.
[1615–25; < Latin ēmancipātus, past participle of ēmancipāre=ē- e- + mancipāre to formally alienate, sell]
e•man′ci•pa`tive, adj.
e•man′ci•pa`tor, n.

emancipate

- Means "to free from legal, political, social control or restraint by others," and "to free from bondage." The word's Latin elements are manus, "hand," and capere, "to take," and first meant "to release or set free."
See also related terms for country.

emancipate

- Derives from Latin e-, "out," and mancipare, "deliver as property; transfer, sell."
See also related terms for transfer.

emancipate


Past participle: emancipated
Gerund: emancipating

Imperative
emancipate
emancipate
Present
I emancipate
you emancipate
he/she/it emancipates
we emancipate
you emancipate
they emancipate
Preterite
I emancipated
you emancipated
he/she/it emancipated
we emancipated
you emancipated
they emancipated
Present Continuous
I am emancipating
you are emancipating
he/she/it is emancipating
we are emancipating
you are emancipating
they are emancipating
Present Perfect
I have emancipated
you have emancipated
he/she/it has emancipated
we have emancipated
you have emancipated
they have emancipated
Past Continuous
I was emancipating
you were emancipating
he/she/it was emancipating
we were emancipating
you were emancipating
they were emancipating
Past Perfect
I had emancipated
you had emancipated
he/she/it had emancipated
we had emancipated
you had emancipated
they had emancipated
Future
I will emancipate
you will emancipate
he/she/it will emancipate
we will emancipate
you will emancipate
they will emancipate
Future Perfect
I will have emancipated
you will have emancipated
he/she/it will have emancipated
we will have emancipated
you will have emancipated
they will have emancipated
Future Continuous
I will be emancipating
you will be emancipating
he/she/it will be emancipating
we will be emancipating
you will be emancipating
they will be emancipating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been emancipating
you have been emancipating
he/she/it has been emancipating
we have been emancipating
you have been emancipating
they have been emancipating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been emancipating
you will have been emancipating
he/she/it will have been emancipating
we will have been emancipating
you will have been emancipating
they will have been emancipating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been emancipating
you had been emancipating
he/she/it had been emancipating
we had been emancipating
you had been emancipating
they had been emancipating
Conditional
I would emancipate
you would emancipate
he/she/it would emancipate
we would emancipate
you would emancipate
they would emancipate
Past Conditional
I would have emancipated
you would have emancipated
he/she/it would have emancipated
we would have emancipated
you would have emancipated
they would have emancipated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.emancipate - 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"
2.emancipate - free from slavery or servitudeemancipate - free from slavery or servitude  
set free, liberate - grant freedom to; "The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university"

emancipate

emancipate

verb
To set at liberty:
Slang: spring.
Idiom: let loose.
Translations
يُحَرِّر، يُعْتِق
frigivefrigøre
emancipál
leysa úr ánauî
emancipacija
emancipēt, atbrīvot
emancipovať sa
özgürlük vermek

emancipate

[ɪˈmænsɪpeɪt] VT [+ women, slaves] → emancipar (fig) → liberar

emancipate

[ɪˈmænsɪpeɪt] vt (= liberate) [+ women, minority group] → émanciper; [+ slaves] → affranchir
to emancipate sb from sth → émanciper qn de qch
to emancipate o.s. → s'émanciper
to emancipate o.s. from sth → se libérer de qch

emancipate

vt womenemanzipieren; slavesfreilassen; country, peoplebefreien; (fig)emanzipieren, befreien, frei machen; to emancipate oneselfsich emanzipieren

emancipate

[ɪˈmænsɪˌpeɪt] vt (women, slaves) → emancipare (fig) → liberare

emancipate

(iˈmӕnsipeit) verb
to set free from slavery or other strict or unfair control.
eˌmanciˈpation noun
References in classic literature ?
But, suppose we should rise up tomorrow and emancipate, who would educate these millions, and teach them how to use their freedom?
Yes, but they are a minority; and, if we should begin to emancipate to any extent, we should soon hear from you.
The British workmen showed their sense of my efforts to emancipate them by accusing me of making a good thing out of the Association for my own pocket, and by mobbing and stoning me twice.
There was no use in trying to emancipate a wife who had not the dimmest notion that she was not free; and he had long since discovered that May's only use of the liberty she supposed herself to possess would be to lay it on the altar of her wifely adoration.
It vindicates no right, it aspires to no real good, it brands no crime, it proposes no generous policy; it does not build, nor write, nor cherish the arts, nor foster religion, nor establish schools, nor encourage science, nor emancipate the slave, nor befriend the poor, or the Indian, or the immigrant.
So they emancipate themselves, break the yoke of the architect, and take themselves off, each one in its own direction.
If I were to recognize the Russian orthodox religion and emancipate the serfs, do you think Russia would come over to me?
For the few miles of country road that I persuaded our people to make, another would succeed in constructing a canal or a highway; and for my encouragement of the peasants' trade in hats, a minister would emancipate France from the industrial yoke of the foreigner by encouraging the manufacture of clocks in different places, by helping to bring to perfection our iron and steel, our tools and appliances, or by bringing silk or dyer's woad into cultivation.
When each new speaker strikes a new light, emancipates us from the oppression of the last speaker, to oppress us with the greatness and exclusiveness of his own thought, then yields us to another redeemer, we seem to recover our rights, to become men.