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Definition 1: expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns - [verb of possession]

Samples where lavish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He was showered with praise

Synonyms for lavish in the sense of this definition

(lavish is a kind of ...) spend extravagantly

"waste not, want not"

Definition 2: very generous - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lavish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
  • the critics were lavish in their praise
  • a munificent gift
  • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
  • prodigal praise
  • unsparing generosity
  • his unstinted devotion
  • called for unstinting aid to Britain

Synonyms for lavish in the sense of this definition

(lavish is similar to ...) willing to give and share unstintingly

"a generous donation"

Definition 3: characterized by extravagance and profusion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lavish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a lavish buffet
  • a lucullan feast

Synonyms for lavish in the sense of this definition

(lavish is similar to ...) suggestive of or characterized by great expense

"a rich display"

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