Liberality

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Liberality->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ liberality
liberality
generosity
munificence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bounty
bounty
bounteous
bounteousness
bountifulness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hospitality
hospitality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ charity
charity
&c.(beneficence) 906
PARAG:Liberality->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be liberal
be liberal
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ spend freely
spend freely
bleed freely
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shower down upon
shower down upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ open one's purse strings
open one's purse strings
&c.(disburse) 809
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ spare no expense
spare no expense
give carte blanche
PARAG:Liberality->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ liberal
liberal
free
generous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ charitable
charitable
&c.(beneficent) 906
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hospitable
hospitable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bountiful
bountiful
bounteous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ handsome
handsome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unsparing
unsparing
ungrudging
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unselfish
unselfish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ open handed
open handed
free handed
full handed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ open hearted
open hearted
large hearted
free hearted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ munificent
munificent
princely
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ overpaid
overpaid

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Liberality — Lib er*al i*ty ( [a^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liberalities} ( t[i^]z). [L. liberalitas: cf. F. lib[ e]ralit[ e].] 1. The quality or state of being liberal; liberal disposition or practice; freedom from narrowness or prejudice; generosity; candor;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liberality — mid 14c., generosity, from O.Fr. liberalité generosity, liberality (13c.), from L. liberalitatem (nom. liberalitas) way of thinking or acting befitting a free man, noun of quality from liberalis (see LIBERAL (Cf. liberal)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • liberality — I noun benefaction, beneficence, benefit, benevolence, charitableness, chivalry, clemency, generosity, generous giving, generous offering, generousness, gratuity, habit of giving, kindness, lavishness, lenience, liberal mindedness, magnanimity,… …   Law dictionary

  • liberality — [lib΄ər al′i tē] n. pl. liberalities [ME liberalite < OFr < L liberalitas] the quality or state of being liberal; specif., a) willingness to give or share freely; generosity b) absence of narrowness or prejudice in thinking; broad… …   English World dictionary

  • liberality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Generosity Nouns 1. liberality, generosity, unselfishness, munificence, largesse, bounty; charity, hospitality, beneficence, philanthropy; prodigality; fullness, broadness, breadth. 2. tolerance,… …   English dictionary for students

  • liberality — noun (U) formal 1 understanding of, and respect for, other people s opinions: a spirit of liberality and fairness 2 the quality of being generous …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • liberality — liberal ► ADJECTIVE 1) willing to respect and accept behaviour or opinions different from one s own. 2) (of a society, law, etc.) favourable to individual rights and freedoms. 3) (in a political context) favouring individual liberty, free trade,… …   English terms dictionary

  • liberality — noun (plural ties) Date: 14th century the quality or state of being liberal; also an instance of this …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • liberality — /lib euh ral i tee/, n., pl. liberalities. 1. the quality or condition of being liberal in giving; generosity; bounty. 2. a liberal gift. 3. breadth of mind. 4. broadness or fullness, as of proportions or physical attributes. 5. liberalism. [1300 …   Universalium

  • liberality — noun The property of being liberal …   Wiktionary

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