set at liberty
index acquit, clear, discharge (liberate), disengage, disenthrall, enfranchise, extricate, free, liberate, pardon, parole, quit (free of), release

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  • set at liberty — set free …   English contemporary dictionary

  • was set at liberty — was liberated, was set free, was released …   English contemporary dictionary

  • At liberty — Liberty Lib er*ty (l[i^]b [ e]r*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liberties} ( t[i^]z). [OE. liberte, F. libert[ e], fr. L. libertas, fr. liber free. See {Liberal}.] 1. The state of a free person; exemption from subjection to the will of another claiming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at liberty — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} Free to go somewhere or do something; not shut in or stopped. * /The police promised to set the man at liberty if he told the names of the other robbers./ * /I am sorry, but I am not at liberty to come to your party./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at liberty — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} Free to go somewhere or do something; not shut in or stopped. * /The police promised to set the man at liberty if he told the names of the other robbers./ * /I am sorry, but I am not at liberty to come to your party./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at liberty — 1 he was at liberty for three months: FREE, (on the) loose, at large, unconfined; escaped, out. 2 your great aunt was at liberty to divide her estate how she chose: FREE, permitted, allowed, authorized …   Useful english dictionary

  • at\ liberty — adv or adj. phr. Free to go somewhere or do something; not shut in or stopped. The police promised to set the man at liberty if he told the names of the other robbers. I am sorry, but I am not at liberty to come to your party. Compare: at… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Liberty — Lib er*ty (l[i^]b [ e]r*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liberties} ( t[i^]z). [OE. liberte, F. libert[ e], fr. L. libertas, fr. liber free. See {Liberal}.] 1. The state of a free person; exemption from subjection to the will of another claiming ownership of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liberty bell — Liberty Lib er*ty (l[i^]b [ e]r*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liberties} ( t[i^]z). [OE. liberte, F. libert[ e], fr. L. libertas, fr. liber free. See {Liberal}.] 1. The state of a free person; exemption from subjection to the will of another claiming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liberty cap — Liberty Lib er*ty (l[i^]b [ e]r*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liberties} ( t[i^]z). [OE. liberte, F. libert[ e], fr. L. libertas, fr. liber free. See {Liberal}.] 1. The state of a free person; exemption from subjection to the will of another claiming… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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