A liberal interpretation of the Bible.
A liberal reward.
A liberal translation.
A liberal education.
An example of liberal is an education covering a wide range of subjects.
An example of liberal is a sizable amount of money given to charity.
An example of liberal is someone who likes new ideas that will bring progress even if they are not traditional.
An example of liberal is someone who belongs to the Green Party.
He had a full education studying the liberal arts.
Her parents had liberal ideas about child-rearing.
Younger people tend to be more liberal than older people.
Origin of liberal
- Middle English generous from Old French from Latin līberālis from līber free leudh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition