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. France outside himself lived only as a phantasy.
In about four months after I went to New Bed- ford, there came a young man to me, and inquired if I did not wish to take the "Liberator." I told him I did; but, just having made my escape from slavery, I remarked that I was unable to pay for it then.
I had not long been a reader of the "Liberator," before I got a pretty correct idea of the principles, measures and spirit of the anti-slavery reform.
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. She extended her hands to him with a smile.
He has defrauded justice, and opposed his king and lawful master, for he opposed his just commands; he has, I say, robbed the galleys of their feet, stirred up the Holy Brotherhood which for many years past has been quiet, and, lastly, has done a deed by which his soul may be lost without any gain to his body." 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.
i3 Energy said the Borgland Dolphin rig will drill a pilot production well on the Liberator field, along with appraisal wells on the Liberator West extension and the nearby Serenity prospect.