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charitable

char·i·ta·ble

charitable

 
 
pronunciation:
chae rih t bl
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: generous in donations or benevolent actions for needy persons.
She is a wealthy and charitable woman who gives both time and money to help others.
synonyms:
beneficent, benevolent, philanthropic
antonyms:
uncharitable
similar words:
altruistic, bounteous, free-handed, generous, giving, gracious, liberal, magnanimous, munificent, openhanded
definition 2: of, concerned with, or intended for charity.
She is always busy with her charitable endeavors.Our company makes donations to several charitable organizations.
synonyms:
benevolent, eleemosynary, philanthropic
similar words:
altruistic, humanitarian, nonprofit
definition 3: unwilling to judge others harshly; lenient; merciful.
He was charitable enough not to laugh at my mistake.
synonyms:
benevolent, considerate, kind, kindly
antonyms:
cruel, pitiless, unmerciful
similar words:
compassionate, indulgent, lenient, magnanimous, merciful, sympathetic, tolerant, well-disposed
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derivations: charitably (adv.), charitableness (n.)