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slang To steal something (from someone or some place). I made sure to liberate some office equipment as I left the building for the last time. I heard he liberated a 1976 Corvette Stingray from the guy's mansion.

liberate from

1. slang To release someone or something from someone's or some group's control. The military managed to liberate all 108 hostages from the compound. You think you're coming into our country liberating us from an oppressor, but you are just an oppressor with a different face.
2. slang To steal something from someone or some place. A noun or pronoun is used between "liberate" and "from." I made sure to liberate some equipment from the company as I left the building for the last time. I heard he liberated a 1976 Corvette Stingray from the guy's mansion.
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liberate someone or something from someone or something

to free someone or something from someone or something; to set someone or something free from the control of someone or something. The police hoped to liberate the child from his kidnappers. We liberated the town from the enemy. I liberated the cat from the trap.
See also: liberate


tv. to steal something. (Originally military.) We liberated a few reams of paper and a box of pens.
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Soldier Who Liberated Her From Mauthausen Concentration Camp" at.
In a statement on the 39th anniversary of hoisting the Syrian flag in the liberated Quneitra, the Front said that Quneitra city has become a witness to the savagery of the Israeli occupation forces, adding that the killing, domination and expansion are the essence of the Zionist racist scheme in the region.
Army liberated the Nazi concentration camps of Buchenwald in Germany and Mauthausen-Gusen in Austria.
Earlier conservative critics of feminism, such as George Gilder in Sexual Suicide (1973), argued that women's liberation was bad for men, children, and society; liberated women were often depicted as self-centered, bossy, and arrogant.
They have liberated them from any national dignity by occupying their country with alien troops.
To engage the liberal arts curriculum is not only to become personally liberated, but it is also to become a liberating link in time.
If the ice delivers 10 percent of the liberated chemical energy to a Europan ocean, it could support one living cell per cubic centimeter, Chyba calculates.
It is the choice to be liberated from the confines of human potentiality that the world wants us to believe in.
Radical theorists took Marshall McLuhan's notion of the West's retribalization into the realm of the transcendent by proposing that an eroticized, communalized body politic, liberated not only from the dictates of the State but also from the reality principle itself, would dance its way into a new utopian order.
SEATTLE -- FUSA Capital Corporation (OTCBB:FSAC), parent company of SearchforMedia Network and a leading innovator of multimedia search engine technologies for consumers and digital content providers, today announced the addition of Liberated Films at www.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Several regions were liberated, while ISIL militants were killed in Western Anbar, as Iraqi joint troops resumed their advance to liberate the terrorist group's last two bastions in the province.
Liberated Quneitra, Southern Syria, (SANA)- The Golan International Forum kicked off on Saturday in the liberated Quneitra, southern Syria.
exhibit features more than 200 photographs taken by Allied soldiers who liberated Nazi camps responsible for the death of 11 million prisoners, including six million Jews.
The Maintenance of Law and Order in Liberated Palestinian Lands