Definitions of generously

  1. in a generous manner; " he gave liberally to several charities"
  2. In a generous manner.

Usage examples for generously

  1. It is not likely that any of them were people of much culture or means; and it is said that some of them went so far as to sell their cattle, and mortgage their farms, in order to get gold or silver to pay to the good schoolmaster who was generously acting as a mutual friend to both parties. – Stories of New Jersey by Frank Richard Stockton
  2. The driver of the red car also generously praised him. – Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road by Victor Appleton
  3. " I have lost my way," said Renwick with a smile, " and thought you might let me have a cup of milk and some bread, for which I will pay generously – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  4. In this reverie she found such warmth and light as set her glowing before dawn, for she built up the spiritual picture of Raymond, came very close to its ultimate realities, quickened by the new inspiration, and found that it should be well within her power to serve him generously – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  5. Herbert was generously inclined, on ordinary occasions, but did not feel so on this occasion. – Do and Dare A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  6. Now, were they to hear of such a sum as you have generously offered, there would be no peace in the house. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  7. When the old lady heard the will read which so generously provided for her " keep," she slipped away without a word. – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  8. She is generously praised, and is made happy by the appreciation of her gifts. – Talks to Freshman Girls by Helen Dawes Brown
  9. " Boy," said the man generously keep your liberty. – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  10. If you knew how I envy you that look you would be quite satisfied with your old clothes, said Martha, generously – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  11. He helped them generously enough, but in his heart of hearts he despised them, though he did not confess this even to himself. – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  12. And meanwhile Raban was wondering, Could it be that this woman cared for money- this woman, who had forced her help upon him so generously – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  13. I never thought to be so happy as I shall be if you will generously accept it." – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  14. Was it strange then that the States of Holland and Zeeland, thus bearing nearly the whole; burden of the war, should be dissatisfied with the hatred felt toward them by their sister Provinces so generously protected by them? – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  15. It was a very happy day to Christie, not only that she was generously remembered and made one of them by all the family, but because this change for the better in Helen made her heart sing for joy. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  16. Courtesy demands that the claims of the nurse and doctor be settled promptly and generously – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway
  17. I have heard, from one who was there yesterday, how generously you spoke of me to your tenants, and I thank you for so doing, for it is pleasant for me to stand well in the thoughts of those whose welfare I have had at heart. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  18. True artists never fail generously to recognise each other's greatness. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  19. Well, he would treat her generously but through his lawyer. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  20. May I point out that in generously offering help you threw in your lot with the Government and made our interests yours? – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss