generously generously  /ˈdʒɛ nə rəs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a generous manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They subsidize it generously; they cosset it with quotas and tax breaks.
  2. The passengers generously left some sandwiches and milk for her beside the road.
  3. We also increase benefits to the Guard and Reserve, and even more generously to those who serve in the Selected Reserve.

News

  1. New York City Bike Share: A Beautiful System Marred By Computer Trouble

    I have used New York's new Citi Bike bike share system almost daily since it began on Sunday, May 26. I love it. The bikes are solid, comfortable, smooth, beautifully designed, a joy to ride. The stations you check them in and out of are generously provided all over Manhattan below 59th Street, as well as in a sizable patch of Brooklyn, and they too are elegantly and sensibly designed. Simply ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Giant customers support troops with $517,000 donation

    Customers and associates at Giant Food Stores generously showed their support for men and women in the Armed Forces by donating $517,535 through the stores' annual Support Our Troops campaign.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: York Daily Record

  3. Fisherman's pie

    Serves 6 generously Something about the biting winter air makes us long for hearty food and familiar tastes. Here, white fish and shrimp, along with potatoes and cheese turn into a crusty casserole-style dish in a silky sauce. It's topped with mashed potatoes, which turn golden brown in the oven. The cheese can be left out of both the filling ...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "We are honored that you have given so generously of your time," Harper said.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: The Associated Press

  2. "The facts are he did something that was silly, obscene, tasteless and unfunny," said Sir Michael. "He's generously called a comedian. I can't feel much sympathy for him."
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Michael Parkinson Source: WalesOnline

  3. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the donors must "invest now, invest generously, and remain steadfast in their financial commitments over the next 36 months."
    on Dec 17, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Guardian Unlimited

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