Synonyms of generous in English:

generous


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adjective

1‘generous with money’

SYNONYMS

liberal, lavish, magnanimous, munificent, giving, open-handed, free-handed, bountiful, unselfish, ungrudging, unstinting, unsparing, free, indulgent, prodigal, princely

literary bounteous, plenteous

rare eleemosynary, benignant

ANTONYMS

mean, selfish

2‘he was generous in spirit, often refusing to hurt an opponent in trouble’

SYNONYMS

magnanimous, kind, kindly, benevolent, beneficent, altruistic, charitable, philanthropic, noble, lofty, high-minded, big-hearted, honourable, good, unselfish, self-sacrificing, unprejudiced, disinterested

ANTONYMS

mean

3‘you will need a generous amount of fabric’

SYNONYMS

lavish, plentiful, copious, ample, liberal, munificent, bountiful, large, huge, great, abundant, profuse, rich, bumper, flush, overflowing, superabundant, infinite, inexhaustible, opulent, prolific, teeming

in plenty, in abundance

informal a gogo, galore

South African informal lank

literary bounteous, plenteous

ANTONYMS

meagre