1 bounteous, bountiful, magnanimous, charitable, eleemosynary, philanthropic, lavish, open-handed, free, liberal, unstinting, ungrudging, beneficent, benevolent, big-hearted, munificent:
Not everyone who has money is generous with it.
2 magnanimous, benevolent, charitable, unselfish, humanitarian, humane, kindly, noble, high-minded, lofty, good, disinterested, unprejudiced:
He was too generous in acknowledging the accomplishments of his political foes.
3 plentiful, full, lavish, overflowing, abundant, bounteous, handsome, copious, ample:
They certainly serve generous portions at that restaurant.
appear, be, feel, seem, sound | become, get
John's getting very generous with the wine!
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
Thank you for your donation. It was very generous of you.
They have been extremely generous to the mosque.
She's quite generous with her praise.
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