Emancipate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈmænsɪpeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word emancipate
Brit.  |ɪˈmansɪpeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word emancipate


- give equal rights to; of women and minorities (syn: liberate)
- free from slavery or servitude (syn: manumit)


He felt the only way to emancipate himself from his parents was to move away.

...under the cover of darkness animal rights activists emancipated the inhabitants of the mink ranch...

Slaves were emancipated in 1834.

How many black people were emancipated from slavery in the last century?

From that day I was emancipated from modern puritanism. (Ch. Kingsley)

Word forms

I/you/we/they: emancipate
he/she/it: emancipates
present participle: emancipating
past tense: emancipated
past participle: emancipated
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