manumit
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /mænjʊˈmɪt/
Verb

manumit (manumits, present participle manumitting; past and past participle manumitted)

  1. To release from slavery, to free.
    • 1985 Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked, Arbor House Publishing:
      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.
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