HyperDic: generous

English > 3 senses of the word generous:
ADJECTIVEallgenerouswilling to give and share unstintingly
allgenerousnot petty in character and mind
allgenerousmore than adequate
generous > pronunciation
Soundsjheh'nerahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > generous: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningwilling to give and share unstintingly.
Example"a generous donation"
Attribute ofgenerosity, generousnessThe trait of being willing / willing to give your money or time
Narrowerbenevolent, freeheartedGenerous in providing aid to others
big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhandedGiven or giving freely
lavish, munificent, overgenerous, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstintingVery generous
unselfishnot greedy
See alsocharitableFull of love and generosity / generosity
generousnot petty in character and mind
unselfishdisregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
Oppositestingy, ungenerousUnwilling to spend
Spanishgenerosa, generoso
Catalangenerós
Nounsgenerosityacting generously
generousnessthe trait of being willing / willing to give your money or time
Adverbsgenerouslyin a generous manner
English > generous: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot petty in character and mind.
Example"unusually generous in his judgment of people"
Narrowerbig, large, magnanimousGenerous and understanding and tolerant
ungrudgingWithout envy or reluctance
See alsogenerouswilling to give and share unstintingly
Oppositeungenerous, meanspiritedlacking in magnanimity
Spanishgeneroso
Catalangenerós
Nounsgenerosity, generousnessthe trait of being willing / willing to give your money or time
English > generous: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningMore than adequate.
Example"a generous portion"
BroaderampleMore than enough in size or scope or capacity
Spanishgeneroso
Catalangenerós

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