Synonyms of generous in English:

generous


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adjective

1‘generous with money’

SYNONYMS
liberal, lavish, magnanimous, munificent, giving, open-handed, free-handed, bountiful, unselfish, ungrudging, unstinting, unsparing, free, indulgent, prodigal, princely
literary bounteous, plenteous
rare eleemosynary, benignant
ANTONYMS

selfish

2‘he was generous in spirit, often refusing to hurt an opponent in trouble’

SYNONYMS
magnanimous, kind, kindly, benevolent, beneficent, altruistic, charitable, philanthropic, noble, lofty, high-minded, big-hearted, honourable, good, unselfish, self-sacrificing, unprejudiced, disinterested

3‘you will need a generous amount of fabric’

SYNONYMS
lavish, plentiful, copious, ample, liberal, munificent, bountiful, large, huge, great, abundant, profuse, rich, bumper, flush, overflowing, superabundant, infinite, inexhaustible, opulent, prolific, teeming
in plenty, in abundance
informal a gogo, galore
South African informal lank
literary bounteous, plenteous
ANTONYMS

meagre