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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 ?
In her first effort at being very, very good, she decided to make her will, as Aunt March had done, so that if she did fall ill and die, her possessions might be justly and generously divided.
I suppose it's natural for a man to feel and act generously on an occasion of this kind.
Bravely and generously has he battled in my behalf, and this, and more, will I dare in his service.
Several English gentlemen there, being sensible of my adverse fortune, and touched with human sympathy, generously offered a friendly supply for my wants, which I refused, with many thanks for their kindness; adding, that I never expected it would be in my power to recompense such unmerited generosity.
Before the barn door strutted the gallant cock, that pattern of a husband, a warrior and a fine gentleman, clapping his burnished wings and crowing in the pride and gladness of his heart, --sometimes tearing up the earth with his feet, and then generously calling his ever-hungry family of wives and children to enjoy the rich morsel which he had discovered.
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.
It was a summer of prosperity, all over the country, and the country ate generously of packing house products, and there was plenty of work for all the family, in spite of the packers' efforts to keep a superfluity of labor.
The number of those men who know how to use wholly irresponsible power humanely and generously is small.
The priests told me about this, and were generously hot to have him punished.
Perhaps no other country is so generously supplied with medicinal springs as Germany.
Judge Driscoll had generously left the law feature out of Wilson's biography which he had furnished to the twins.
sighed the humble twain, who had done most of the labor, but who generously admired the result.