Definition of disenthrall in English:


(British disenthral)

Pronunciation /ˌdisənˈTHrôl/ /ˌdɪsənˈθrɔl/

transitive verb

[with object]literary
  • Set free.

    ‘I disenthrall my mind from theories’
    • ‘He hoped to see them shake themselves loose and so be disenthralled.’
    • ‘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.’’
    • ‘To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln, we must disenthrall ourselves, and then we will save our church.’
    set free, free, release, let out, let go, discharge, let loose, set loose, deliver, save, rescue, extricate



/ˌdisənˈTHrôl/ /ˌdɪsənˈθrɔl/