English version

liberate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishliberatelib‧e‧rate /ˈlɪbəreɪt/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 FREE TO DO WHAT YOU WANTto free someone from feelings or conditions that make their life unhappy or difficultliberate somebody from something 🔊 women’s freedom to pursue careers liberated from childcare 🔊 the liberating power of education2 FREE/NOT IN PRISONto free prisoners, a city, a country etc from someone’s control 🔊 A few days later, our armies liberated the city.liberation /ˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 liberation from oppression 🔊 the liberation of Paris in August 1944liberator /ˈlɪbəreɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
liberateBoth Lena and I felt we had been liberated as actress and director.But he is liberated by love.The city was liberated by the Allies in 1944.Algeria was liberated from France in 1962.Poland, the Czech Republic, and other countries liberated from Soviet rule have done very well economically.All talk of liberating iron curtain capitals disappeared.It was really liberating to finally put my destiny in the hands of millions of people, as opposed to ten people.liberate somebody from somethingIn the 1930s, electricity liberated farmers from many hard chores.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
liberate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyliberate
he, she, itliberates
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyliberated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave liberated
he, she, ithas liberated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad liberated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill liberate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have liberated
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam liberating
he, she, itis liberating
> View More
you, we, theyare liberating
Past
I, he, she, itwas liberating
you, we, theywere liberating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been liberating
he, she, ithas been liberating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been liberating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be liberating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been liberating
> View Less