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Definitions of liberal:
  • noun:   a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
  • noun:   a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets
  • adjective:   having political or social views favoring reform and progress
  • adjective:   tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition
  • adjective:   showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    Example: "A liberal newspaper"
  • adjective:   not literal
  • adjective:   given or giving freely
    Example: "A liberal backer of the arts"

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