"liberating" in the verb sense
1. emancipate, liberate
give equal rights to of women and minorities
2. free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose
grant freedom to free from confinement
3. liberate, set free
grant freedom to
"The students liberated their slaves upon graduating from the university"
4. release, free, liberate
release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
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