verb (manumit, t, ed)
- To release from slavery, to free.
- 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked, Arbor House Publishing Company (1985),
- :Ruth wept much but Sara set her beauty to a fierce grimness which, even when, as you shall hear later, she was manumitted, she never entirely lost.
- Latin manumittere, from pre-Classical Latin manu emittere literally "send out from one"s hand".
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