Definition of Affranchise

1. Verb. Grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude. "Slaves were enfranchised in the mid-19th century"

Exact synonyms: Enfranchise
Generic synonyms: Liberate, Set Free
Derivative terms: Enfranchisement



Definition of Affranchise

1. v. t. To make free; to enfranchise.

Definition of Affranchise

1. Verb. To free from obligation or service. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affranchise

affordments
affords
afforest
afforestation
afforestations
afforested
afforesting
afforests
afformation
afformative
afformatives
afforred
afforring
affors
affowrd
affranchise (current term)
affranchised
affranchises
affranchising
affranchize
affranchizes
affrap
affrapped
affraps
affray
affrayed
affrayer
affrayers
affraying

Literary usage of Affranchise

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1913)
"Oh! he must manumit and affranchise himself, from this pilgrimage of slavery, and so he decamps, evades, recants renounces, yields up the small beer of life ..."

2. An Historical and Critical Dictionary by Pierre Bayle (1826)
"... she was entrusted, she even obliged them to affranchise those inhabitants for a certain yearly sum. It was almost at that time that those kind of ..."

3. An Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and by William Fordyce Mavor (1803)
"To counterfeit humanity, to consent to sacrifice one's interests, to be scoffed and ridiculed, to impart his goods to the poor, to affranchise his negroes, ..."

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