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An example use of generous in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… inclined to be generous to give back …”

meanings of generous


  1. Of noble birth.
  2. Willing to give and share unsparingly; showing a readiness to give more (especially money) than is expected or needed.
  3. Large, more than ample, copious.
  4. Noble in behaviour or actions; principled, not petty; kind, magnanimous.
  5. Invigorating in its nature.