Antonyms for enfranchise:
Synonyms for enfranchise:
abolitionist, unleash, ransom.
confirm, affirm, ordain, countersign, commission, consent, authenticate, approve, assent, entitle, enable, agree, denominate, sanction, validate, permit, deputize, notarize, warrant, license, authorize, designate, empower, certify, bless.
set free (verb)
Usage examples for enfranchise:
- But when we talk of enfranchisement, do we not perceive that the American master may enfranchise too, and arm servile hands in defence of freedom? - "Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America", Edmund Burke.
- Why take the trouble to number and register and enfranchise all the innumerable John Robinsons, when you can take one John Robinson with the same intellect or lack of intellect as all the rest, and have done with it? - "The Napoleon of Notting Hill", Gilbert K. Chesterton.
- He proposed to enfranchise the rural districts from statute labour, provinces from their barriers, commerce from internal duties, trade from its shackles, and lastly, to make the nobility and clergy contribute to the taxes in the same proportion as the third estate. - "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet.