- to free from a burden or other encumbrance; disburden.
Origin of disencumber
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disentangle, disembarrass, unburden.
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Examples from the Web for disencumber
I have done so to disencumber myself of the weight of an injustice.Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
The remainder of my chains I could disencumber myself of at pleasure.
So I could disencumber myself of most of my fetters, and sleep in ease.
Yet he cannot disencumber himself of his lifelong methods of composition.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
Ere he could disencumber it I pressed forward upon the landing.The Bright Face of Danger
Robert Neilson Stephens
- (tr) to free from encumbrances
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