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Meaning of MANUMIT

Pronunciation:  `manyu'mit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  free from slavery or servitude
 

MANUMIT is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: emancipate
 
 See Also: liberate, set free

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Man`u*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manumitted}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Manumitting}.] [L. manumittere, manumissum; manus the
hand + mittere to send, to send off. See {Manual}, and
{Missile}.]
To release from slavery; to liberate from personal bondage or
servitude; to free, as a slave. ``Manumitted slaves.''
--Hume.

 

 

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