verb (emancipat, ing)
- To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as:
- To set free, as a minor from a parent; as, a father may emancipate a child.
- To set free from bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit; as, to emancipate a slave, or a country.
- To free from any controlling influence, especially from anything which exerts undue or evil influence; as, to emancipate one from prejudices or error.
- Set at liberty.
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