manumit

  • 1Manumit — Man u*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manumitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manumitting}.] [L. manumittere, manumissum; manus the hand + mittere to send, to send off. See {Manual}, and {Missile}.] To release from slavery; to liberate from personal bondage or… …

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  • 2manumit — index disengage, disenthrall, enfranchise, free, liberate, quit (free of), release, relieve ( …

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  • 3manumit — (v.) early 15c., from L. manumittere to release, set at liberty, emancipate, lit. to send from one s hand (i.e. control ); see MANUMISSION (Cf. manumission). Related: Manumitted; manumitting …

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  • 4manumit — emancipate, enfranchise, deliver, discharge, *free, release, liberate Antonyms: enslave …

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  • 5manumit — [man΄yo͞omit′] vt. manumitted, manumitting [ME manumitten < OFr manumitter < L manumittere, lit., to let go from the hand, free < manu, abl. of manus, a hand (see MANUAL) + mittere, to send: see MISSION] to free from slavery; liberate (a …

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  • 6manumit — transitive verb ( mitted; mitting) Etymology: Middle English manumitten, from Anglo French manumettre, from Latin manumittere, from manus hand + mittere to let go, send Date: 15th century to release from slavery Synonyms: see free …

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  • 7manumit — manumitter, n. /man yeuh mit /, v.t., manumitted, manumitting. to release from slavery or servitude. [1375 1425; late ME < L manumittere, earlier manu emittere to send away from (one s) hand, i.e., to set free. See MANUS, EMIT] * * * …

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  • 8manumit — verb /mænjʊˈmɪt/ To release from slavery, to free. Ruth wept much but Sara set her beauty to a fierce grimness which, even when, as you shall hear later, she was manumitted, she never entirely lost. See Also: manumission …

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  • 9manumit — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. liberate, emancipate, release; see free 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To set at liberty: discharge, emancipate, free, liberate, loose, release. Slang: spring. Idiom: let loose. See FREE …

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  • 10manumit — man·u·mit || ‚mænjÉ™ mɪt /‚mænjÊŠ mɪt v. free from slavery, emancipate, set free from bondage …

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  • 11manumit — [ˌmanjʊ mɪt] verb (manumits, manumitting, manumitted) historical release from slavery; set free. Derivatives manumission noun manumitter noun Origin ME: from L. manumittere, lit. send forth from the hand …

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  • 12manumit — v. a. Free, liberate, release, emancipate, enfranchise, set free …

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  • 13manumit — v emancipate, liberate, free, set free, set at liberty, give [s.o.] his liberty, affranchise, enfranchise, franchise; release, release from bondage, let loose, turn loose, set loose, loose, loosen, let go, discharge, dismiss; disimprison, unmew,&#8230; …

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  • 14manumit — man·u·mit …

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  • 15manumit — man•u•mit [[t]ˌmæn yəˈmɪt[/t]] v. t. mit•ted, mit•ting to release from slavery or servitude • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME &LT; L manūmittere=manū, abl. of manus the authority of a father, master, etc., lit., hand +mittere to release, let go man&#8230; …

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  • 16manumit — /mænjəˈmɪt/ (say manyuh mit) verb (t) (manumitted, manumitting) to release from slavery or servitude. {Latin manūmittere} –manumitter, noun …

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  • 17manumit —   v.t. liberate (slave).    ♦ manumission, n.    ♦ manumissive, a …

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  • 18manumit — v.tr. (manumitted, manumitting) hist. set (a slave) free. Derivatives: manumission n. Etymology: ME f. L manumittere manumiss f. manus hand + emittere send forth …

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  • 19Manumit School — The Manumit School ( manumit in Latin means freedom from slavery) was an experimental Christian socialist boarding school in Pawling, New York. and, in 1944, Bristol, Pennsylvania. Founded on purchased farm land in 1924 by Rev. William and Helen&#8230; …

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  • 20Manumitted — Manumit Man u*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manumitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manumitting}.] [L. manumittere, manumissum; manus the hand + mittere to send, to send off. See {Manual}, and {Missile}.] To release from slavery; to liberate from personal&#8230; …

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