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generous /ˈdʒenərəs/ adjective

سخی ، بخشنده ، زیاد
- charitable, beneficent, bountiful, hospitable, kind, lavish, liberal, open-handed, unstinting
- unselfish, big-hearted, good, high-minded, lofty, magnanimous, noble
- plentiful, abundant, ample, copious, full, lavish, liberal, rich, unstinting
Antonyms: ungenerous, stingy
Contrasted words: base, ignoble, mean, self-centered, selfish, grim, hard, harsh, intolerant, scant, scanty, sparse
Related Words: altruistic, charitable, kindhearted, kindly, thoughtful, ungrudging, unselfish, fair, honest, long-suffering, tolerant, helpful, willing, lavish, luxuriant, affluent, wealthy
English Thesaurus: kind, nice, generous, considerate, thoughtful, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

generous W3 /ˈdʒenərəs/ adjective
[Word Family: noun: generosity; adverb: generously; adjective: generous]
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: French; Origin: généreux, from Latin generosus 'born into a high rank', from genus; genus]

1. someone who is generous is willing to give money, spend time etc, in order to help people or give them pleasure Antonym : mean
generous to
She’s always very generous to the kids.
generous with
Jim is very generous with his time.
it/that is generous (of somebody)
It was generous of them to ask Anna along.
generous offer/support/donation etc
my employer’s generous offer to pay the bill

2. larger or more than the usual size or amount Antonym : measly:
a generous glass of wine
generous amount/helping/measure etc
a generous helping of pasta
He had a well-shaped generous mouth.

3. sympathetic in the way you deal with people, and tending to see the good qualities in someone or something Antonym : mean:
She was generous enough to overlook my little mistake.
—generously adverb:
Please give generously to the refugee fund.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERBS appear, be, feel, seem, sound | become, get John's getting very generous with the wine!
ADV. amazingly, exceedingly, exceptionally, extraordinarily, extremely, incredibly, most, very, wonderfully You have been most generous.
excessively, overly The review panel criticized the payments as overly generous.
fairly, pretty, quite, rather, reasonably, relatively
PREP. of Thank you for your donation. It was very generous of you.
to They have been extremely generous to the mosque.
with She's quite generous with her praise.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی generous) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.21 : 2209
4.21دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی generous)
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