Another word for liberal
Open-minded or progressive
tolerant, open-minded, receptive, progressive, libertarian, reformist, advanced, left, radical, broadminded, understanding, permissive, lax, indulgent, unprejudiced, impartial, disinterested, reasonable, enlightened, unbigoted, undogmatic, unbiased, dispassionate, unorthodox, unconventional, avant-garde, broad-gauge, left-wing, left-of-center, freethinking, latitudinarian, magnanimous, fair, free, flexible, idealistic, high-minded, bleeding-heart*; see also lenient.
liberal implies tolerance of others' views as well as open-mindedness to ideas that challenge tradition, established institutions, etc.; progressive, a relative term opposed to reactionary or conservative, is applied to persons favoring progress and reform in politics, education, etc. and connotes an inclination to more direct action than liberal; advanced specifically implies being ahead of the times, as in science, the arts, or philosophy; radical implies a favoring of fundamental or extreme change, specifically of the social structure; left, originally referring to the position in legislatures of the seats occupied by parties holding such views, implies political liberalism or radicalism
Another word for liberaladjective
Not narrow or conservative in thought, expression, or conduct:broad, broad-minded, open-minded, progressive, tolerant. See attitude, wide
Favoring civil liberties and social progress:liberalistic, progressive. See politics
Characterized by bounteous giving:free, freehanded, generous, handsome, lavish, munificent, openhanded, unsparing, unstinting. See give