- generous bestowal of gifts.
- the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
- Obsolete. generosity; liberality.
Origin of largess
Related Words for largessesadvantage, extra, bonus, gratuity, dividend, perquisite, perk, windfall, blessing, godsend, premium, prize, gift, largess, donation, reward, fund, philanthropy, endowment, funding
Examples from the Web for largesses
Historical Examples of largesses
She began to perceive that Edward was extravagant in his largesses.The Good Soldier
Ford Madox Ford
What ells of ribbons would there be for him in these largesses!The Man in the Iron Mask
Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Largesses to a fabulous amount were divided among the people.
What ells of ribbon would there be for him in these largesses!The Vicomte de Bragelonne
As such they had no other resource but to depend on the largesses or the commissions of the most lordly of the patricians.Public Lands and Agrarian Laws of the Roman Republic