Synonyms for (adjective) generous

Synonyms: generous

Definition: more than adequate

Usage: a generous portion

Similar words: ample

Definition: more than enough in size or scope or capacity

Usage: had ample food for the party; an ample supply


Synonyms: generous

Definition: willing to give and share unstintingly

Usage: a generous donation

Similar words: freehearted, benevolent

Definition: generous in providing aid to others


Similar words: big, bighearted, freehanded, openhanded, bounteous, bountiful, giving, handsome, liberal

Definition: given or giving freely

Usage: was a big tipper; the bounteous goodness of God; bountiful compliments; a freehanded host; a handsome allowance; Saturday's child is loving and giving; a liberal backer of the arts; a munificent gift; her fond and openhanded grandfather


Similar words: lavish, overgenerous, munificent, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting

Definition: very generous

Usage: distributed gifts with a lavish hand; the critics were lavish in their praise; a munificent gift; his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent; prodigal praise; unsparing generosity; his unstinted devotion; called for unstinting aid to Britain


Similar words: unselfish

Definition: not greedy


Synonyms: generous

Definition: not petty in character and mind

Usage: unusually generous in his judgment of people

Similar words: big, magnanimous, large

Definition: generous and understanding and tolerant

Usage: a heart big enough to hold no grudges; that's very big of you to be so forgiving; a large and generous spirit; a large heart; magnanimous toward his enemies


Similar words: ungrudging

Definition: without envy or reluctance

Usage: ungrudging admiration