liberally liberally  /ˈlɪ bə rə li/


  1. (adv) freely in a nonliteral manner
  2. (adv) in a generous manner



  1. The company has spent liberally on a sprawling campus in southern China, and its cut-rate prices mean profit margins are thin.
  2. He dines on vegetablesliberally supplemented by mounds of Baskin-Robbins ice cream.
  3. Singlish is simply Singaporean slang, whereby English follows Chinese grammar and is liberally sprinkled with words from the local Chinese, Malay and Indian dialects.


  • Has Netflix Management Given Away the Store?

    Netflix management has distributed stock options liberally in order to compensate employees, while also issuing stock to fund growth. As a result, shareholders are slowly seeing their holdings diluted by new shares.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool


  1. "He ought to admit, 'You know, I've got to be honest with you. I was a guy of the street. I was way to the left. I used cocaine. I voted liberally, but I'm back at the center,'" Keating said of Obama.
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Frank Keating Source: FOXNews

  2. "The term 'legend' is maybe used a little too liberally in the world of sport, but without doubt it is justified in the case of Tom Wheatcroft," McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh said. "A tank driver as a young man during World War Two,...
    on Nov 1, 2009 By: Martin Whitmarsh Source:

  3. Sir Patrick Cormack said: "The fact is that being a Member of Parliament is an extremely expensive business. One is expected to give liberally to all manner of charities, one is expected to attend all manner of events, one is expected constantly to...
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Sir Patrick Cormack Source:

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