Search Result:liberal

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋlIbәrәl 〕


〔 ˊlibәrәl 〕

Overview of noun liberal

The noun liberal has 2 senses

  • liberal, liberalist, progressive -- (a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties)

  • liberal -- (a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets)

Overview of adj liberal

The adj liberal has 5 senses

  • broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant -- (showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions")

  • liberal -- (having political or social views favoring reform and progress)

  • liberal -- (tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition)

  • big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded -- (given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather")

  • free, loose, liberal -- (not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem")