Definition of disenthrall in US English:


(British disenthral)


[with object]literary
  • Set free.

    ‘I disenthrall my mind from theories’
    • ‘To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln, we must disenthrall ourselves, and then we will save our church.’
    • ‘As Lincoln once said, and this applies across the ideological spectrum, ‘We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.’’
    • ‘Indeed, you say the main purpose of your recent book is ‘to disenthrall those who believe consciousness is metaphysical.’’
    • ‘He hoped to see them shake themselves loose and so be disenthralled.’
    set free, free, release, let out, let go, discharge, let loose, set loose, deliver, save, rescue, extricate
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