from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Giving or inclined to give generously.
- adj. Generously and copiously given. See Synonyms at liberal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Inclined to be generous.
- adj. Liberal or abundant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Liberal in charity; disposed to give freely; generously liberal; munificent; beneficent; free in bestowing gifts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of goodness to others; giving or disposed to give freely; free in bestowing gifts; bountiful; generously liberal.
- Characterized by or emanating from bounty; freely bestowed; liberal; plentiful; abundant.
- Synonyms Muniflcent, generous, beneficent, kind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. given or giving freely
Their feasts were events of careful consideration and long preparation, and those whose memories carry them back to the early days, recall bounteous loading of tables when festal occasion called for display.
Here and there, a village, with its taper steeples, recalled the bounteous Hand "that giveth us all things richly to enjoy."
The very name of Canary is a cheerful one, associated as it is with the idea of bounteous vineyards, and of those little golden birds that make music all over the world.
My heart leaped at the thought of such an approach to sudden riches, which I considered myself, however contrarily to the laws of computation, as having missed by a single chance; and I could not forbear to revolve the consequences which such as bounteous allotment would have produced, if it had happened to me.
They are his bounteous source for “Sexual Aberration on Campus America,” his clandestine, surefire, tenure pièce de resistancé.
I wish that he had made the difficult decision to live within his budget instead of insisting that a fictional future of bounteous budgets was coming again.
Scott Keatley—who along with his wife, Gina, a James Beard scholar and Food Network "Extreme Chef" contestant, founded Nourishing NYC, a nonprofit that feeds those in need and maintains one of the garden's more bounteous beds—admitted that he doesn't always run around in a carrot costume; he has someone else do it for him.
A penitentiary since 1919, Coiba is now the centerpiece of a bounteous national park, Galápagos-like, with more than 20 endemic bird species.
Rather, Hezbollah sprang from the resentment of Lebanon's long-oppressed Shiite population, and the bounteous backing of Iran.
Another way of putting it is this: Instead of looking for ways to reduce the number of people at the banquet of life, we would do better to look for ways to lay a better and more bounteous table.