Conservative vs. Liberal

A comparison of the terms 'Conservative' and 'Liberal'. In the current political environment, both words tend to represent polarized viewpoints. I went to the dictionary to find the following definitions and a thesaurus to find the resulting synonyms and antonyms. The words in the gray cells are from the dictionary and the other statements are from the thesaurus.

Liberal

 

Conservative

Generous

 

Tending to conserve

Noble minded, magnanimous
 
To keep from being damaged
Willing to give or share, unselfish
 

Tending to preserve established institutions

Tolerant

 
An inner circle thought of as holding decisive power in a nation
Having or showing tolerance of other's beliefs
 

Opposed to change

Broad-minded

 
To place in opposite, in balance or contrast
Tolerant of unconventional behavior  
Set against in a contrary direction

Favoring reform or progress

 
Entirely different; exactly contrary
To make better as by stopping abuses  
Opposed, opposite in nature, order, etc. quite different
Improve  
Unfavorable
To cause a person to behave better  
Always resisting

Progress

 

Cautious

A moving forward  
Full of caution
Development  
Careful to avoid danger
Improvement    
To move forward toward completion    
To improve