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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To free or release from a state of imprisonment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To discharge from a prison; set at liberty; free from restraint.


dis- +‎ imprison (Wiktionary)


  • It is true that he does not interpret between the brain and music, but he is able to disimprison sound, as no one has ever done with mortal hands, and the piano, when he touches it, becomes a joyous, disembodied thing, a voice and nothing more, but a voice which is music itself.

    Plays, Acting and Music A Book Of Theory


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