Lib·er·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liberated p. pr. & vb. n. Liberating ] To release from restraint or bondage; to set at liberty; to free; to manumit; to disengage; as, to liberate a slave or prisoner; to liberate the mind from prejudice; to liberate gases.
Syn: -- To deliver; free; release. See Deliver.
adj 1: (of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination
2: freed from bondage [syn: emancipated, freed]
3: free from traditional social restraints; "an emancipated
young woman pursuing her career"; "a liberated lifestyle"