Definition of Liberal:

  1. Relating to a Liberal party or (in the UK) the Liberal Democrat Party.

  2. Political: Pejorative label for an opponent, generally implying that he or she only pays lip service to solving problems but actually does little or nothing to solve them.

  3. Willing to respect or accept behavior or opinions different from ones own; open to new ideas.

  4. Given, used, or occurring in generous amounts.

  5. (especially of an interpretation of a law) broadly construed or understood; not strictly literal or exact.

  6. A supporter of policies that are socially progressive and promote social welfare.

  7. (of education) concerned with broadening a persons general knowledge and experience, rather than with technical or professional training.

  8. Relating to or denoting a political and social philosophy that promotes individual rights, civil liberties, democracy, and free enterprise.

  9. A supporter or member of a Liberal party or (in the UK) the Liberal Democrat Party.

  10. Non-political: Moderate person or viewpoint that favors a society or social code less restrictive than the current one, and welcomes constructive change in approaches to solving economic, social, and other problems.

  11. A supporter of a political and social philosophy that promotes individual rights, civil liberties, democracy, and free enterprise.

Synonyms of Liberal

Wide-ranging, Broad-based, General, Humanistic, Flexible, Broad, Loose, Rough, Non-restrictive, Free, General, Non-literal, Non-specific, Not literal, Not strict, Not close, Tolerant, Unprejudiced, Unbigoted, Broad-minded, Open-minded, Enlightened, Forbearing, Gospel side, Abounding, Abundant, Advanced, Affluent, All-sufficing, Amiable, Ample, Aplenty, Benevolent, Big, Big person, Bighearted, Bottomless, Bounteous, Bountiful, Broad, Broad-gauge person, Broad-minded, Cantorial side, Charitable, Chivalrous, Copious, Cordial, Counterclockwise, Diffuse, Disinterested, Dispassionate, Ecumenicist, Effuse, Eleemosynary, Elevated, Epidemic, Exalted, Exhaustless, Extensive, Extravagant, Exuberant, Fair, Far-embracing, Far-extending, Far-flung, Far-flying, Far-going, Far-ranging, Far-reaching, Fat, Fertile, Flexible, Flush, Forbearing, Free, Free lance, Free spirit, Free trader, Freehanded, Freehearted, Freethinker, Freethinking, Friendly, Full, Galore, Generous, Genial, Giving, Gracious, Great, Great of heart, Greathearted, Handsome, Hearty, Heroic, High, High-minded, Hospitable, Humanistic, Idealistic, Impartial, In plenty, In quantity, Independent, Indiscriminate, Individualist, Individualistic, Indulgent, Inexhaustible, Isolationist, Knightly, Larboard, Large, Large-scale, Largehearted, Latitudinarian, Lavish, Left, Left hand, Left of center, Left wing, Left-hand, Left-hand side, Left-wing, Left-winger, Left-wingish, Leftist, Lenient, Levorotatory, Liberalist, Liberalistic, Libertarian, Libertine, Lofty, Loose, Luxuriant, Magnanimous, Many, Maximal, Much, Mugwump, Munificent, Near, Near side, Neighborly, Neutral, Nigh, Noble, Noble-minded, Nonpartisan, Numerous, On the left, Open, Open-handed, Open-minded, Openhanded, Openhearted, Opulent, Overflowing, Philanthropic, Plenitudinous, Plenteous, Plentiful, Plenty, Port, Port tack, Portside, Prevailing, Prevalent, Princely, Prodigal, Productive, Profuse, Profusive, Progressive, Progressivist, Progressivistic, Radical, Rampant, Receptive, Reformer, Reformist, Replete, Rich, Rife, Riotous, Rugged individualist, Running over, Sinister, Sinistral, Sinistrocerebral, Sinistrocular, Sinistrogyrate, Sinistrorse, Stintless, Sublime, Superabundant, Sweeping, Teeming, Third force, Third world, Tolerant, Unbigoted, Ungrudging, Unjaundiced, Unopinionated, Unprejudiced, Unselfish, Unsparing, Unstinted, Unstinting, Verso, Warm, Warmhearted, Wealthy, Welcoming, Welfare stater, Well-found, Well-furnished, Well-provided, Well-stocked, Wholesale, Wide, Wide-extended, Wide-extending, Wide-ranging, Wide-reaching, Wide-stretching, Widespread, Wrong side, Abundant, Copious, Ample, Plentiful, Generous, Lavish, Luxuriant, Profuse, Considerable, Prolific, Rich, Progressive, Advanced, Modern, Forward-looking, Forward-thinking, Progressivist, Go-ahead, Enlightened, Reformist, Radical

How to use Liberal in a sentence?

  1. A liberal democratic state.
  2. They could have given the 1968 Act a more liberal interpretation.
  3. The provision of liberal adult education.
  4. Liberal amounts of wine had been consumed.
  5. The Liberals are looking to defend a seat in Tuebrook and Stoneycroft.
  6. The Liberal leader.
  7. Are we dealing with a polarization between liberals and conservatives?.
  8. They have more liberal views toward marriage and divorce than some people.

Meaning of Liberal & Liberal Definition