enfranchised Definition

  • 1given the right to vote, especially in a political election
  • 2freed from slavery or serfdom

Using enfranchised: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "enfranchised" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Women were enfranchised in the United States in 1920.

  • Example

    The slaves were enfranchised after the Civil War.

  • Example

    The new constitution enfranchised all citizens over the age of 18.

enfranchised Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for enfranchised

Origins of enfranchised

from Old French 'enfranchir', meaning 'to set or make free'


Summary: enfranchised in Brief

'Enfranchised' [ɛnˈfræntʃaɪzd] means to be given the right to vote or to be freed from slavery or serfdom. It is often used in a political context, as in 'Women were enfranchised in the United States in 1920.'