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
n 1: the act of giving [syn: gift
2: the imparting of news or promises etc.; "he gave us the news
and made a great show of the giving"; "giving his word of
honor seemed to come too easily"
3: disposing of property by voluntary transfer without
receiving value in return; "the alumni followed a program
of annual giving"