HyperDic: liberation

English > 3 senses of the word liberation:
NOUNactliberation, release, freeingthe act of liberating someone or something
actliberationthe attempt to achieve equal rights or status
actliberation, dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, release, sack, sackingthe termination of someone's employment / employment (leaving them free to depart)
liberation > pronunciation
Soundslih.berey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > liberation: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of liberating someone or something.
Synonymsrelease, freeing
NarrowerclearingThe act of freeing from suspicion
deregulation, deregulatingThe act of freeing from regulation (especially from governmental regulations)
emancipationFreeing someone from the control of another
jail deliveryThe use of force to liberate prisoners
manumissionThe formal act of freeing from slavery
parole(law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with
probation(law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them
reliefThe act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged
unsnarling, untangling, disentanglement, extricationThe act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition
Broaderaccomplishment, achievementThe action of accomplishing something
Spanishliberación
Catalanalliberació, alliberament
Verbsliberategrant freedom to
liberategrant freedom to
English > liberation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe attempt to achieve equal rights or status.
Example"she worked for women's liberation"
Broaderattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish / accomplish something
Verbsliberategrant freedom to
liberategive equal rights to
English > liberation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe termination of someone's employment / employment (leaving them free to depart).
Synonymsdismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, release, sack, sacking
NarrowerSection EightA discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable
conge, congeeAn abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
deactivation, inactivationBreaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
dishonorable dischargeA discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
honorable dischargeA discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
removaldismissal from office
superannuationThe act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
Broadertermination, ending, conclusionThe act of ending something
Spanishcese, despedida, despido, destitución, liberación
Catalanacomiadament, destitució

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