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Noun
/ˈlibərtē/,
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liberties, plural;
  1. The state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one's way of life, behavior, or political views
    • - compulsory retirement would interfere with individual liberty
  2. An instance of this; a right or privilege, esp. a statutory one
    • - the Bill of Rights was intended to secure basic civil liberties
  3. The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved
    • - people who have lost property or liberty without due process
  4. The personification of liberty as a female figure

  5. The power or scope to act as one pleases
    • - individuals should enjoy the liberty to pursue their own interests and preferences
  6. A person's freedom from control by fate or necessity

  7. A presumptuous remark or action
    • - how did he know what she was thinking?—it was a liberty!
  8. Shore leave granted to a sailor


  1. autonomy: immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
  2. freedom of choice; "liberty of opinion"; "liberty of worship"; "liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases"; "at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes"
  3. personal freedom from servitude or confinement or oppression
  4. shore leave: leave granted to a sailor or naval officer
  5. familiarity: an act of undue intimacy
  6. Liberty is the concept of ideological and political philosophy that identifies the condition to which an individual has the right to behave according to one's own personal responsibility and free will. ...
  7. Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the war--and the instigating factors--that brought about the United States' independence from the United Kingdom of Great Britain that first aired in 1997.
  8. USS Liberty was a schooner built at Skenesboro (now Whitehall on Lake Champlain, New York for wealthy landowner and former British Army Captain Philip Skene. It was captured on 11 May 1775 during a raid on Skenesboro led by Capt. Samuel Herrick, an early action in the American Revolution.
  9. Liberty was a nineteenth century anarchist periodical published in the United States by Benjamin Tucker. It was published from August 1881 to April 1908. ...
  10. Liberty was a weekly, general-interest magazine, originally priced at five cents and subtitled, "A Weekly for Everybody." It was launched in 1924 by McCormick-Patterson, the publisher until 1931, when it was taken over by Bernarr Macfadden until 1942. ...
  11. Liberty is a 1929 short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy as escaped convicts who, while trying to change pants, wind up on a skyscraper in construction.
  12. The condition of being free from control or restrictions; The condition of being free from imprisonment, slavery or forced labour; The condition of being free to act, believe or express oneself as one chooses; Freedom from excess government control; A short period when a sailor is allowed ashore ...
  13. Freedom from control by a person or group
  14. A symbolic figure used in many U.S. coin designs.
  15. 1) free from the arbitrary [based on random choice or personal whim] control of others; 2) release or freedom from slavery, imprisonment or other restrictions. It comes from a root word meaning “belonging to the people, free” and also “to grow up, rise.” See also natural liberty, civil liberty
  16. A U.S. National Arboretum introduction, this pyramidal tree grows vigorously. It shows good tolerance for mildew, anthracnose, heat and drought [3].
  17. stunt in which the base/bases holds one foot of the top person while she lifts her other foot up to her knee in a bent position.
  18. The right and power to act, believe, or express oneself in a manner of one's own choosing.
  19. Used here in a late Middle English sense: A district controlled by a city though outside its boundary, or a district within the limits of a county but exempt from the jurisdiction of the sheriff and having a separate commission of the peace.
  20. "Liberty act", "Horses at liberty": Unmounted horses presented from the center of the ring by an equestrian directing his charges with his voice, body movements, and signals from a chambrière (French), or long whip.
  21. The fullest freedom of individuals consistent with the freedom of others in the society.
  22. Freedom of human action, grounded in the principle of autonomy, consistent with the nature and dignity of human beings. It is generally accepted that some liberties may be judiciously traded off for state protection via the law. ...
  23. NavSpeak for permission to be off-duty and away from one's assigned place; being at large and unaccountable, except that LIBERTY has travel restrictions and may be revoked during an emergency; equivalent to Army and Air Force PASS. ...
  24. Party formed. The entry of the antislavery forces into politics was signaled by the establishment of the Liberty party, which held its founding convention at Warsaw, NY in 1839 and nominated James G. Birney, a native of Kentucky and a former slaveholder, for president, and Thomas Earle (Pa. ...
  25. Is a hybrid bunchgrape once considered suitable for use in Florida and the Gulf States. Usually ripens during mid-October for use as a tablegrape. However, it has shown problems with Pierce's Disease and uneven ripening of fruit on the bunch and is no longer on the recommended list for Florida.