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LARGESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does largess mean? 

LARGESS (noun)
  The noun LARGESS has 2 senses:

1. a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously
2. liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit

  Familiarity information: LARGESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LARGESS (noun)


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Meaning:

A gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

largess; largesse

Hypernyms ("largess" is a kind of...):

gift (something acquired without compensation)


Sense 2largess [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

magnanimity; munificence; openhandedness; largess; largesse

Hypernyms ("largess" is a kind of...):

liberality; liberalness (the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament)


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