from The Century Dictionary.
- To make free; enfranchise.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To make free; to enfranchise.
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- verb To
freefrom obligationor service.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude
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Dare, then, to affranchise thyself from the trammels of superstition, my self-conceited, pragmatic rival, who mistakes my rights; renounce those empty theories, which are usurpers of my privileges; return under the dominion of my laws, which, however severe, are mild in comparison with those of bigotry.
Find the objects no longer needed, release the memory the objects occupied, and affranchise memory occupied by unmanaged resources.
n. - divine breath; inspiration. afflation, n. act of breathing upon; inspiration. affranchise v. - liberate from servitude, debt etc.
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