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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. given or giving freely;
- Example: "was a big tipper"
- Example: "the bounteous goodness of God"
- Example: "bountiful compliments"
- Example: "a freehanded host"
- Example: "a handsome allowance"
- Example: "Saturday's child is loving and giving"
- Example: "a liberal backer of the arts"
- Example: "a munificent gift"
- Example: "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
[syn: big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bounteous \Boun"te*ous\, a. [OE. bountevous, fr. bounte bounty.] Liberal in charity; disposed to give freely; generously liberal; munificent; beneficent; free in bestowing gifts; as, bounteous production. [1913 Webster] But O, thou bounteous Giver of all good. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] -- Boun"te*ous*ly, adv. -- Boun"te*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bounteous adj 1: given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather" [syn: big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded]