As verbs the difference between manumit and manumise
is that manumit
is to release from slavery, to free while manumise
is (obsolete) to manumit.
To release from slavery, to free.
* 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked , Arbor House Publishing Company (1985),
- Ruth wept much but Sara set her beauty to a fierce grimness which, even when, as you shall hear later, she was manumitted , she never entirely lost.
(obsolete) To manumit