I (generosity) noun aid, almsgiving, altruism, assistance, benefaction, beneficence, benignancy, benignity, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, charitableness, charity, congiarium, free giving, freehandedness, freeness, generosity, generousness, graciousness, help, helpfulness, hospitableness, hospitality, indulgence, kindliness, kindness, largitio, lavishment, lavishness, liberality, liberalness, magnanimity, magnanimousness, munificence, openhandedness, philanthropy, prodigality, readiness to give, selflessness, thoughtfulness, unselfishness II (gift) noun alms, assistance, award, benefaction, benefit, bestowment, bonus, boon, bounty, charity, contribution, dole, donation, donative, dotation, endowment, favor, grant, gratuity, handout, handsel, help, offering, present, presentation, presentment, vail, voluntary conveyance III index benefit (conferment), bounty, consideration (recompense), donation, grant, philanthropy

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  • Largess — Lar gess, Largesse Lar gesse (l[aum]r*j[e^]s or l[aum]r j[e^]s), n. [F. largesse, fr. large. See {Large}, a.] 1. Liberality; generosity; bounty. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Fulfilled of largesse and of all grace. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A present; a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • largess — boon, *gift, present, gratuity, favor Analogous words: benefaction, *donation, contribution: grant, subvention (see APPROPRIATION) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • largess — [adj] generosity aid, alms, altruistic, benefaction, benevolent, charitable, charity, donation, endowment, generous, gift, giving, philanthropy, thoughtful; concepts 404,542 …   New thesaurus

  • largess —  a bounty. The reapers in Essex and Suffolk ask all passengers for a largess, and when any money is given to them, all shout together, Largess! Largess! …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • largess — largesse UK [lɑː(r)ˈdʒes] / US [lɑrˈdʒes] or largess UK / US noun Word forms largesse : singular largesse plural largesses formal a) [uncountable] generous acts of giving presents or money to a large number of people b) [countable] money or… …   English dictionary

  • largess — noun see largesse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • largess — /lahr jes , lahr jis/, n. 1. generous bestowal of gifts. 2. the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed. 3. Obs. generosity; liberality. Also, largesse. [1175 1225; ME largesse < OF; see LARGE, ICE] * * * …   Universalium

  • largess — noun /lɑːˈʒɛs,lɑːˈdʒɛs,lɑɹˈdʒɛs,lɑɹˈʒɛs/ a) Generosity in the giving of gifts or money. b) The gifts or money given in such a way. Syn: benevolence, generosity, graciousness, boon Ant …   Wiktionary

  • largess — Synonyms and related words: Trinkgeld, benevolence, bigheartedness, bonus, boon, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, bribe, compliment, consideration, donative, double time, easy purse strings, favor, fee, free hand, freedom, freehandedness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • largess — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Gift] Syn. present, donation, contribution; see gift 1 . 2. [Generosity] Syn. bounty, charity, open handedness; see generosity 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. generosity, charity, giving, gift giving, philanthropy,… …   English dictionary for students

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