Definition of emancipate :
1. Set at liberty.
2. To free from any controlling influence, especially from anything which exerts undue or evil influence; as, to emancipate one from prejudices or error.
3. To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as: ( a) To set free, as a minor from a parent; as, a father may emancipate a child. ( b) To set free from bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit; as, to emancipate a slave, or a country.
free (part of speech: verb)
rescue (part of speech: verb)
liberate (part of speech: verb)
- I would once more emphasize the fact that the free use of all the resonance chambers, and the recognition of the great function of resonance, will do more than anything else to set the voice free and emancipate the singer from all interfering rigidity. - "Resonance in Singing and Speaking", Thomas Fillebrown.
- On Monday February 10th I went to work for him a disappointed man, having lost all faith that my class would ever be manly enough to emancipate themselves. - "From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography", George Edwards M.P., O.B.E..
- What he wanted was to emancipate the female mind from the yoke of superstition and of priestcraft. - "Denzil Quarrier", George Gissing.