liberal


liberal
I (broad minded) adjective adaptable to change, advanced, emancipated, fair-minded, flexible, free-thinking, impartial, liberalis, liberated, neutral, nonpartisan, not narrow-minded, objective, open, open-minded, progressive, receptive, tolerant, unbiased, unbigoted, uninfluenced, unopinionated, unprejudiced, unswayed II (generous) adjective abundant, almsgiving, altruistic, ample, beneficent, benevolent, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, copious, free, freely giving, generous, handsome, hospitable, humane, humanitarian, lavish, magnanimous, munificent, munificus, openhanded, open-hearted, philanthropic, plentiful, princely, prodigal, profuse, selfless, stintless, ungrudging, unselfish, unsparing, unstinting III (not literal) adjective broad, enlarged, extended, free from narrowness, general, imprecise, inexact, loose, open, unprecise, unrigorous, unstrict, wide, with license associated concepts: liberal construction, liberal interpretation IV index ample, benevolent, broad, charitable (benevolent), charitable (lenient), copious, extensive, lenient, magnanimous, open-minded, permissive, philanthropic, prodigal, profuse, progressive (advocating change), unbiased

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


liberal
adj.
Open to new opinions and interpretations; not strict, conservative, or narrow-minded; in favor of individual liberty; generous. See also construction

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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