emancipate vs manumit what difference

what is difference between emancipate and manumit

English

Etymology

From Latin ēmancipātus, past participle of ēmancipō (to declare (a son) free and independent of the father’s power by the thrice-repeated act of mancipātiō and manumissiō, give from one’s own power or authority into that of another, give up, surrender), from ē (out) + mancipō (to transfer ownership in), from manceps (purchaser, a contractor, literally, one who takes in hand), from manus (hand) + capiō (to take). See manual, and capable.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈmænsɪpeɪt/

Verb

emancipate (third-person singular simple present emancipates, present participle emancipating, simple past and past participle emancipated)

  1. To set free from the power of another; to liberate; as:
    1. To set free, as a minor from a parent
    2. To set free from slavery or bondage; to give freedom to; to manumit
  2. To free from any controlling influence, especially from anything which exerts undue or evil influence
    • 1699, John Evelyn, Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets
      From how many troublesome and slavish impertinences [] he had emancipated and freed himself.
    • 1879, Adolphus Ward, Chaucer, in English Men of Letters
      to emancipate the human conscience

Synonyms

  • liberate
  • manumit

Derived terms

  • emancipatory
  • emancipatrix

Related terms

  • emancipation
  • emancipator
  • emancipist

Translations

References

  • emancipate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Adjective

emancipate (comparative more emancipate, superlative most emancipate)

  1. Freed; set at liberty.

Further reading

  • emancipate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • emancipate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Italian

Adjective

emancipate

  1. feminine plural of emancipato

Verb

emancipate

  1. inflection of emancipare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of emancipato

Latin

Verb

ēmancipāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēmancipō


English

Etymology

From Latin manumittere, from pre-Classical Latin manu emittere, literally ‘send out from one’s hand’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mænjʊˈmɪt/

Verb

manumit (third-person singular simple present manumits, present participle manumitting, simple 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.

Synonyms

  • emancipate
  • liberate

Derived terms

  • manumission
  • manumitter

Related terms

  • mission

Translations


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