verb (used with object), lib·er·at·ed, lib·er·at·ing.
- liberation theology,
Origin of liberate
Examples from the Web for liberated
The liberated soul does not cease to act, to think, to create, to instigate revolutionary flows.
Suleimani, the commander of the Quds Force, was photographed in Amerli, after the town was liberated from ISIS.Iran Orders Elite Troops: Lay Off U.S. Forces in Iraq|Eli Lake|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
August 27, 1944, and the troops of the Second Armored Division under the command of General Leclerc had just liberated Paris.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A bus driver in rebel-“liberated” Donetsk said he's seen more people travel from Mariupol lately to return to their homes.On the Bus: Ukraine’s Frontline Express Across the Battle Lines|Ted Phillips|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Azaz had long been a haven for the Free Syrian Army whose Northern Storm Brigade had liberated the town in July 2012.
Much and bitterly did she weep over her cursed existence, and earnestly prayed that she might be liberated from her tormentor.Tales of the Wonder Club, Volume II|Alexander Huth
The food is broken into simpler compounds and the contained energy is liberated.The Story of the Living Machine|H. W. Conn
Under Providence, my application was again crowned with success, and with a few exceptions, all were liberated without ransom.The Highlands of Ethiopia|William Cornwallis Harris
With the aid of this friendly official the necessary explanations were made and accepted, and the prisoner was liberated.Reminiscences, 1819-1899|Julia Ward Howe.
"If that bull-headed butcher would have joined me, I would have liberated him as I am about to liberate you," pursued Herne.Windsor Castle|William Harrison Ainsworth
1620s, from Latin liberatus, past participle of liberare "set free," from liber "free" (see liberal). Meaning "to free an occupied territory from the enemy" (often used ironically) is from 1942. Related: Liberated; liberating.