Definitions for philanthropicˌfɪl ənˈθrɒp ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

phil•an•throp•icˌfɪl ənˈθrɒp ɪk(adj.)

also phil`an•throp′i•cal

  1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by philanthropy; benevolent.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beneficent, benevolent, eleemosynary, philanthropic(adj)

    generous in assistance to the poor

    "a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"

  2. philanthropic(adj)

    of or relating to or characterized by philanthropy

    "a philanthropic society"


  1. philanthropic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Philanthropic(adj)

    alt. of Philanthropical

Translations for philanthropic

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giving money or other help etc to others

a philanthropic person; a philanthropic act.

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