liberator


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lib·er·ate

 (lĭb′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. lib·er·at·ed, lib·er·at·ing, lib·er·ates
1. To set free, as from oppression, confinement, or foreign control.
2. Chemistry To release (a gas, for example) from combination.
3. Slang To obtain by illegal or stealthy action: tried to sell appliances that were liberated during the riot.

[Latin līberāre, līberāt-, from līber, free; see leudh- in Indo-European roots.]

lib′er·at′ing·ly adv.
lib′er·a′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liberator - someone who releases people from captivity or bondageliberator - someone who releases people from captivity or bondage
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
emancipator, manumitter - someone who frees others from bondage; "Lincoln is known as the Great Emancipator"
captor, capturer - a person who captures and holds people or animals

liberator

noun deliverer, saviour, rescuer, redeemer, freer, emancipator, manumitter They were the people's liberators.
Translations
osvoboditel-ka
befrier
szabadító
frelsari
osloboditeľ
befriare
kurtarankurtarıcı

liberator

[ˈlɪbəreɪtəʳ] Nlibertador(a) m/f

liberator

[ˈlɪbəreɪtər] nlibérateur/trice m/f

liberator

nBefreier(in) m(f)

liberator

[ˈlɪbəˌreɪtəʳ] nliberatore/trice

liberate

(ˈlibəreit) verb
to set free. The prisoners were liberated by the new government.
libeˈration noun
ˈliberator noun
References in classic literature ?
This opportunity, therefore, ought not to be allowed to pass for letting Italy at last see her liberator appear.
In every dream of that wonderful future, of a more splendid and triumphant France, he saw himself on the pinnacle of fame, himself acclaimed by millions the strong great man, the liberator.
he, the support, the liberator, the father of the people
But when it was necessary to convey the prisoner from one carriage to the other, the people, catching sight of him whom they called their liberator, uttered every imaginable cry and knotted themselves once more around the vehicle.
She opened her eyes, looked around her with terror, saw that the apartment was empty and that she was alone with her liberator.
Sancho had told the curate and the barber of the adventure of the galley slaves, which, so much to his glory, his master had achieved, and hence the curate in alluding to it made the most of it to see what would be said or done by Don Quixote; who changed colour at every word, not daring to say that it was he who had been the liberator of those worthy people.
Venerable trapper, or, as I may now say, liberator," commenced the dolorous Obed, "it would seem, that a fitting time has at length arrived to dissever the unnatural and altogether irregular connection, which exists between my inferior members and the body of Asinus.
Peppino was a handsome young man of four or five and twenty, bronzed by the sun; he carried his head erect, and seemed on the watch to see on which side his liberator would appear.
My Own Liberator (with an introduction by Thabo Mbeke) charts Moseneke's rise as one of the country's top legal minds, who not only helped to draft the interim constitution, but for 15 years, acted as a guardian of that constitution for all South Africans, helping to make it a living document for the country and its people.
17 January 2017 - UK-based oil and gas exploration and production company i3 Energy Ltd has acquired a 100% operated interest in the Liberator field in the UK North Sea, the company said.
A paper presented at the International Comminution and Classification Congress 2015 (ICCC 2015) held in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, in August, titled Breaking down comminution barriers--new dimensions of particle size reduction and liberation by VeRo Liberator, describes the technology employed by a new type of impact crusher that is claimed to offer dramatic improvements in particle size reduction ratios along with lower energy requirements.