Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who liberates or delivers; a deliverer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, liberates; a deliverer.

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  • noun A person who frees or liberates.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who releases people from captivity or bondage

Etymologies

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From Latin liberator ("one who sets free"), from liberare, past participle liberatus ("to set free"); see liberate.

Examples

  • The term liberator is generally used in Zimbabwe to refer to black guerrillas who ended white rule in Rhodesia, as Zimbabwe was known before independence in 1980.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Original thought is a great liberator from the rhetoric and swallowing the “party line” hook line & sinker.

    Think Progress » More on Frist/Byrd debate:

  • Whether it was his campaign to reinvigorate OPEC or his land reform actions in the Venezuelan countryside, Chavez's revolution that he has named after the Latin American liberator Simon Bolivar has angered many a rich landowner and frustrated many corporate hacks used to buying of Third World politicians.

    The Man Who Called Out The Devil

  • First I make sure that no liberator is in my sight.

    THE LAST FLIGHT

  • After marching down a number of blocks on the empty streets, the crowd hunkered down for a street party at the base of a statue of the Latin American liberator, Simón Bolívar.

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  • After marching down a number of blocks on the empty streets, the crowd hunkered down for a street party at the base of a statue of the Latin American liberator, Simón Bolívar.

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  • After marching down a number of blocks on the empty streets, the crowd hunkered down for a street party at the base of a statue of the Latin American liberator, Simón Bolívar.

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  • After marching down a number of blocks on the empty streets, the crowd hunkered down for a street party at the base of a statue of the Latin American liberator, Simón Bolívar.

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  • Latin American liberator Simon Bolivar, exhumed on orders of Venezuelan President

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  • The Japanese, needless to say, saw things differently – the propaganda war was essentially a war of ‘pictures’ or worldviews – and their own propagandists were busy persuading Asians that Japan was their neighbourly liberator from the alien empires of Europe. 20 Orwell’s listeners were warned against this attempt to sell them ‘the picture of a war of Asia against Europe’ (13: 126); they must be helped to see things as they really were.

    In the Picture: Orwell, India and the BBC

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