HyperDic: charitable

English > 3 senses of the word charitable:
ADJECTIVEpertcharitablerelating to or characterized by charity / charity
allcharitablefull of love and generosity / generosity
allcharitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-heartedshowing or motivated by sympathy / sympathy and understanding and generosity / generosity
charitable > pronunciation
Soundschae'rahtahbahl; cheh'rahtahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > charitable: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or characterized by charity / charity.
Example"a charitable foundation"
Spanishbenéfico, caritativo
Catalanbenèfic, caritatiu
Nounscharitablenessgenerosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate)
charityan activity or gift that benefits the public at large
English > charitable: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFull of love and generosity / generosity.
Examples
  • "charitable to the poor"
  • "a charitable trust"
Narrowerbeneficent, benevolent, eleemosynary, philanthropicGenerous in assistance to the poor
See alsogenerouswilling to give and share unstintingly
tolerantshowing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
Oppositeuncharitablelacking love and generosity / generosity
Spanishbenévolo, caritativo
Catalanbenèvol, caritatiu
Nounscharitablenessgenerosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate)
Adverbscharitablyin a charitable manner
English > charitable: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningshowing or motivated by sympathy / sympathy and understanding and generosity / generosity.
Example"was charitable in his opinions of others"
Synonymsbenevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted
BroaderkindHaving or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature
Spanishbenévolo
Nounscharitablenessgenerosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate)

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