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gen·er·ous

 (jĕn′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Liberal in giving or sharing. See Synonyms at liberal.
2. Showing kindness and magnanimity: It was generous of him to mention us in his remarks.
3. Marked by abundance; ample: a generous slice of cake.
4. Having a rich bouquet and flavor: a generous wine.
5. Obsolete Of noble lineage.

[French genereux, of noble birth, magnanimous, from Latin generōsus, from genus, gener-, birth; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

gen′er·ous·ly adv.
gen′er·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.generously - in a generous manner; "he gave liberally to several charities"
Translations
بِصورَة كريمَه
šlechetněštědře
gavmildtgenerøststorsindet
af örlæti
veľkoryso
velikodušno
bol bolcömertçe

generously

[ˈdʒenərəslɪ] ADV
1. (= not meanly) [give, donate, reward] → generosamente
please give generously to this worthy causepor favor, contribuyan generosamente a esta noble causa
2. (= liberally) season generously with saltcondimentar con abundante sal
generously cut shirtscamisas de corte amplio
a generously illustrated bookun libro ampliamente ilustrado
she was a generously proportioned womanera una mujer de opulentas formas
3. (= kindly) [offer, provide] → generosamente
he generously offered to cancel the debtse ofreció generosamente a cancelar la deuda, en un gesto desinteresado, se ofreció a cancelar la deuda
they very generously offered to help us move housese ofrecieron generosamente a ayudarnos a mudarnos de casa

generously

[ˈdʒɛnərəsli] adv
(= kindly) → généreusement
(= unstintingly) → généreusement
(= plentifully) → abondamment
generously sized → grand(e)gene sequence nséquence f du génomegene sequencing nséquençage m du génome

generously

adv
(= liberally) give, donate, providegroßzügigerweise; rewardgroßzügig; to provide generously for somebodygroßzügig für jdn sorgen; please give generously (to …)wir bitten um großzügige Spenden (für …)
(= kindly) offer, agreegroßmütigerweise
(= amply) sized, proportioned, equippedgroßzügig; generously cut shirtsweit or großzügig geschnittene Hemden; to season generously (Cook) → reichlich würzen; a generously illustrated bookein reich illustriertes Buch

generously

[ˈdʒɛnərəslɪ] advgenerosamente

generous

(ˈdʒenərəs) adjective
(negative ungenerous).
1. willing to give a lot of money, time etc for some purpose. a generous giver; It is very generous of you to pay for our holiday.
2. large; larger than necessary. a generous sum of money; a generous piece of cake.
3. kind, willing to forgive. Try to be generous and forgive; a person's generous nature/remarks.
ˈgenerously adverb
ˌgeneˈrosity (-ˈrosəti) noun
References in classic literature ?
You are speaking generously and feeling generously.
Nothing could have altered the rich colour of my commander's complexion, laid on generously by wind and sea; but between the two tufts of fair hair above his ears, his skull, generally suffused with the hue of blood, shone dead white, like a dome of ivory.
There is the man whom we all know, stupid, unimaginative, whose brain is bitten numbly by numb maggots; who walks generously with wide-spread, tentative legs, falls frequently in the gutter, and who sees, in the extremity of his ecstasy, blue mice and pink elephants.
I suppose it's natural for a man to feel and act generously on an occasion of this kind.
To carry through their lessons to their Christian friends, the poor savages were as charitable as they had been pious, and generously shared with them the spoils of their hunting, giving them food enough to last for several days.
They received Pierre in their small, new drawing-room, where it was impossible to sit down anywhere without disturbing its symmetry, neatness, and order; so it was quite comprehensible and not strange that Berg, having generously offered to disturb the symmetry of an armchair or of the sofa for his dear guest, but being apparently painfully undecided on the matter himself, eventually left the visitor to settle the question of selection.
Luker--who would, in this latter case, generously make Mr.
You would not do as well at piecework, and I wish to deal generously by you.
The same, I say, because in all these cases the native American liberally provides the brains, the rest of the world as generously supplying the muscles.
This is certain, that some time before, he had used some poor pagan merchants in that manner, and had caused the executioner to begin to flay them, when some Brahmin, touched with compassion, generously contributed the sum demanded for their ransom.
In that blessed age all things were in common; to win the daily food no labour was required of any save to stretch forth his hand and gather it from the sturdy oaks that stood generously inviting him with their sweet ripe fruit.
Phileas Fogg generously rewarded Mudge, whose hand Passepartout warmly grasped, and the party directed their steps to the Omaha railway station.