adverb see generous

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  • generously — adverb In a manner that is generous, in a way that is giving or ample. He generously donated what little he could …   Wiktionary

  • generously — adv. Generously is used with these verbs: ↑butter, ↑contribute, ↑fund, ↑illustrate, ↑offer, ↑respond, ↑reward, ↑supply, ↑support …   Collocations dictionary

  • generously — generous ► ADJECTIVE 1) freely giving more than is necessary or expected. 2) kind towards others. 3) larger or more plentiful than is usual. DERIVATIVES generosity noun generously adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «of noble birth»: from… …   English terms dictionary

  • Generously — Generous Gen er*ous, a. [F. g[ e]n[ e]reux, fr. L. generous of noble birth, noble, excellent, magnanimous, fr. genus birth, race: cf. It. generoso. See 2d {Gender}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of honorable birth or origin; highborn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • generously — See generous. * * * …   Universalium

  • generously — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, acutely, affluently, amazingly, amply, aplenty, astonishingly, awesomely, bigheartedly, bottomlessly, bounteously, bountifully, chivalrously, considerately, conspicuously, copiously, diffusely, effusely,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • generously — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [With a free hand] Syn. bountifully, liberally, lavishly, unsparingly, unstintingly, in full measure, handsomely, freely, openhandedly, profusely, with open hands, without stint, abundantly, amply, munificently, charitably …   English dictionary for students

  • generously — adv. open handedly, freely, unselfishly, benevolently, good heartedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • generously — gen·er·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • generously — See: generous …   English dictionary

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