Definition of Liberal


  • a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets
  • a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties


  • not literal
    "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"
    "a free translation of the poem"
  • 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"
  • tolerant of change
    not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition
  • having political or social views favoring reform and progress
  • showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    "a broad political stance"
    "generous and broad sympathies"
    "a liberal newspaper"
    "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
    - large minded
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble liberal

114 unscramble word found using the letters liberal.

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