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(of a person) Showing a readiness to give more of something, as money or time, than is strictly necessary or expected,
  1. (of a person) Showing a readiness to give more of something, as money or time, than is strictly necessary or expected
    • - she was generous with her money
  2. Showing kindness toward others
    • - it was generous of them to ask her along
  3. (of a thing) Larger or more plentiful than is usual or necessary
    • - a generous sprinkle of pepper

  1. willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation"
  2. not petty in character and mind; "unusually generous in his judgment of people"
  3. more than adequate; "a generous portion"
  4. (generously) liberally: in a generous manner; "he gave liberally to several charities"
  5. (generousness) generosity: the trait of being willing to give your money or time
  6. Altruism is selfless concern for the welfare of others. It is a traditional virtue in many cultures, and a core aspect of various religious traditions such as Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Sikhism, and many others, even though the concept of 'others' ...
  7. Generous (foaled 1988) is an Irish Thoroughbred racehorse who in 1991 won both Epsom and Irish Derbys. Sired by Caerleon, his grandsire was Nijinsky. ...
  8. The Generous is a Japanese musical duo consisting of yoko on vocals and Katsumi Ohnishi on guitar . The song "Dream Star" from their mini-album released October 29, 2008 is featured as the first opening theme for the anime Skip Beat! .
  9. Generosity is the habit of giving freely without expecting anything in return. It can involve offering time, assets or talents to aid someone in need. Often equated with charity as a virtue, generosity is widely accepted in society as a desirable trait.
  10. Of noble birth. [16th-19th c.]; Noble in behaviour or actions; principled, not petty; kind, magnanimous. [from 16th c.]; Willing to give and share unsparingly; showing a readiness to give more (especially money) than is expected or needed. [from 17th c.]; Large, more than ample, copious. ...
  11. (generously) In a manner that is generous, in a way that is giving or ample
  12. (Generosity) Liberality in giving or willingness to give
  13. (Generosity) The urge to pass around life’s rewards. Generosity + binkles = Shariosity (a measure of joy)
  14. (Generosity) a virtue meaning to give willingly to others of what you have.
  15. (Generosity) the giving away of that which is not yours anyway. /
  16. (generosity) The first of the six paramitas. See "three kinds of giving."
  17. Generosity is giving and sharing. You share freely, not with the idea of receiving something in return. You find ways to give others happiness, and give just for the joy of giving. Generosity is one of the best ways to show love and friendship.
  18. The term generosity has a special meaning in the Course. To teachers of God it means a giving away, without any fear, in order to keep. This applies especially to Love and all the other Real things that are of God. ...
  19. Big, open and rich, usually high in alcohol.
  20. give/given (freely), magnanimous, noble-minded, bountiful, unprejudiced, ample, abundant, copious, unselfish
  21. The term for wines whose characteristics are expressive and easy to perceive.
  22. a rich and often alcoholic wine is said to be generous.
  23. generous in spirit or attitude
  24. Giving, supportive, noble-minded.
  25. (Love's Labor Lost - 5.1.81)