Definition for emancipated (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), e·man·ci·pat·ed, e·man·ci·pat·ing.
Origin of emancipate
Examples from the Web for emancipated
My birth certificate was modified, I changed my name, and when I was sixteen I emancipated from my grandparents and my father.Exclusive: Michael Phelps’s Intersex Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Tells All|Aurora Snow|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rogue female knights and emancipated Wildlings are approaching the center of the story.Daenerys Goes to Washington: The Modern Politics of ‘Game of Thrones’|Jedediah Purdy|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Britain set the precedent when, in 1838, they emancipated all its 800,000 Caribbean slaves.
Courtney Love, on the other hand, emancipated herself at age 16, long before she gained fame as a rock star and actress.Want to Get Emancipated From Your Parents? Better Be Rich|Eliza Shapiro|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His father was very much in this mode, a Hungarian refugee, secular, "emancipated," but much like Herzl, shaped by anti-Semitism.
His spirit is more than destruction; it is supremacy over chaotic elements and the triumph of the emancipated spirit.The Arena|Various
The first desire of the emancipated slave, generally, is for education.Uncle Tom's Cabin|Harriet Beecher Stowe
It now becomes a grave question whether the freedom of the emancipated slaves will prove a boon or a curse to them.Nature and Culture|Harvey Rice
In Virginia all emancipated slaves remaining twelve months in the State, are kindly restored to their former condition.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
In the sky, surrounding his emancipated heart on every side, he felt the presence of his mother, that one poor woman.Stories from Tagore|Rabindranath Tagore
British Dictionary definitions for emancipated
Word Origin for emancipate
Word Origin and History for emancipated
1620s, from Latin emancipatus, past participle of emancipare "declare (someone) free, give up one's authority over," in Roman law, the freeing of a son or wife from the legal authority (patria potestas) of the pater familias, to make his or her own way in the world; from ex- "out, away" (see ex-) + mancipare "deliver, transfer or sell," from mancipum "ownership," from manus "hand" (see manual) + capere "take" (see capable). Related: Emancipated; emancipating. Adopted in the cause of religious toleration (17c.), then anti-slavery (1776). Also used in reference to women who free themselves from conventional customs (1850).