Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von generous

(Adjektiv) 
Definition
ready to give freely
You're very generous with your money.
Synonyme
liberal
They thanked him for his liberal generosity.
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lavish
American reviewers are lavish in their praise of this book.
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free
They weren't always so free with their advice.
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charitable
He made large donations to numerous charitable organizations.
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free-handed
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hospitable
The people here are hospitable and welcoming.
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prodigal
You are prodigal of both your toil and your talent.
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bountiful
Their bountiful host was serving a variety of wonderful dishes.
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beneficent
In 1909 nuns were running more than 1,000 beneficent institutions.
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bounteous
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munificent
a munificent donation
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ungrudging
Gegensätze
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
free from pettiness in character and mind
He was not generous enough to congratulate his successor.
Synonyme
magnanimous
He was a man capable of magnanimous gestures.
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kind
He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
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noble
He was an upright and noble man.
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benevolent
a most benevolent employer
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good
It's very good of you to help out at such short notice.
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big
They describe him as an idealist with a big heart.
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high-minded
The President's hopes were high-minded, but too vague.
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unselfish
As a player he was unselfish, a true team man.
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big-hearted
a bluff, big-hearted Irishman
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ungrudging
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
large or plentiful
a room with a generous amount of storage space
Synonyme
plentiful
a plentiful supply
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lavish
a lavish party to celebrate his fiftieth birthday
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ample
The design gave ample space for a good-sized kitchen.
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abundant
There is an abundant supply of cheap labour.
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full
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rich
a rich supply of fresh, clean water
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liberal
Make liberal use of spices in the recipe.
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overflowing
The great hall was overflowing with people.
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copious
He drank copious quantities of tea and coffee.
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bountiful
The land is bountiful and no one starves.
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unstinting
The task was made easier by the unstinting help extended to me.
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profuse
This plant produces profuse bright-blue flowers.
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bounteous (literary)
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plenteous
the plenteous mead that had been given to him
Gegensätze

proverb

It is easy to be generous with other people's property

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of abundant
There is an abundant supply of cheap labour.
Synonyme
filled,
well-provided,
well-supplied,
two a penny,
thick on the ground,
bounteous,
in the sense of ample
Definition
more than sufficient
The design gave ample space for a good-sized kitchen.
in the sense of beneficent
Definition
charitable
In 1909 nuns were running more than 1,000 beneficent institutions.

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