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
adj.
tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition
adj.
showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
a broad political stance|generous and broad sympathies|a liberal newspaper|tolerant of his opponent's opinions
adj.
having political or social views favoring reform and progress
adj.
given or giving freely
was a big tipper|the bounteous goodness of God|bountiful compliments|a freehanded host|a handsome allowance|Saturday's child is loving and giving|a liberal backer of the arts|a munificent gift|her fond and openhanded grandfather
adj.
not literal
a loose interpretation of what she had been told|a free translation of the poem
Synonym: loose, free
Antonym: conservative