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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bounteous  \Boun"te*ous\,  a.  [OE.  bountevous,  fr  bounte  bounty.] 
  Liberal  in  charity;  disposed  to  give  freely;  generously 
  liberal;  munificent;  beneficent;  free  in  bestowing  gifts;  as 
  bounteous  production. 
 
  But  O,  thou  bounteous  Giver  of  all  good.  --Cowper. 
  --  {Boun"te*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Boun"te*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bounteous 
  adj  :  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"  [syn:  {big},  {bighearted},  {bountiful},  {freehanded}, 
  {handsome},  {giving},  {liberal},  {openhanded}] 




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