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 for manumit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Manumit \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  manumit
      v 1: free from slavery or servitude [syn: manumit,
           emancipate]

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