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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.
See also: liberate

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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In conjunction, Liberator's revenue comes from supplying products to meet the growing requirements for general medical supplies, primarily urological catheters, ostomy supplies, mastectomy fashions and diabetic supplies.
Schneider, who served in the Navy in the late 1980s, came up with the idea for The Liberator system about six years ago.
(When the police department of New South Wales, Australia, printed themselves a weapon, it exploded.) So the first users of the Liberator will be those willing to forego the reliability of a Glock or a Sig Sauer to prevent the government from knowing they own a gun.
The VeRo Liberator is currently designed for a throughput of approximately 100 metric tons per hour (mt/h) and has been tested on a number of different typical bulk ore and slag samples from mines and smelters around the world, including massive sulphide ore from the Iberian Pyrite Belt In Spain.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, the company's Liberator brand is recognized for offering a simple, reliable way to purchase medical supplies needed on a regular, ongoing, repeat-order basis, with the convenience of direct billing to medicare and private insurance.
Both of these books well cover the total history of the Liberator. I would probably look to Lloyd's book more for the operational history of the B-24 throughout the world, while I really enjoyed the coverage of the development and production of the many models of the Lib in White's volume.
Liberator, a trial lawyer in private practice, most recently operated a Bermuda-domiciled company that specialized in mergers and acquisitions.
Miner, under Black Mask Studio Publishing Company, has two other works including Liberator and Critical Hit.
The Liberator campaigned in the first half of the 19th century for Irish Catholics to have the right to become members of the Westminster parliament.
While flying home in a snowstorm, Woodman's aircraft, a B-24J Liberator, experienced icing and began to lose altitude.
State-run Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) said its subsidiary Dana Petroleum had made a crude oil discovery in the North Sea, where it started drilling at Dana's Liberator exploration well in October.
Government agents in the United States blew up the firearm named the "Liberator" during tests.
In Duke Venturino's review of the Liberator pistol replica (Shooting Iron, March/April 2013) he questions if one of these guns was ever used "for its intended purpose" during WWII.
The jogging will pass through "Tsar Liberator" boulevard, "Vasil Levski" boulevard, "Oborishte" street, the north side of the "Alexander Nevsky" cathedral, "Rakovski" street, back to "Tsar Liberator" boulevard.
Inview's unique solution -- Liberator -- revealed for the first time in Asia, combines cloud delivery of OTT services with light weight software that can be deployed on a wide range of hardware platforms.