What does charitable mean?

Definitions for charitable
ˈtʃær ɪ tə bəlchar·i·ta·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. charitable(adj)

    relating to or characterized by charity

    "a charitable foundation"

  2. charitable(adj)

    full of love and generosity

    "charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"

  3. charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted(adj)

    showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

    "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"


  1. charitable(Adjective)

    Pertaining to charity.

  2. charitable(Adjective)

    Kind, generous.

  3. charitable(Adjective)

    Having a purpose or character of a charity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Charitable(adj)

    full of love and good will; benevolent; kind

  2. Charitable(adj)

    liberal in judging of others; disposed to look on the best side, and to avoid harsh judgment

  3. Charitable(adj)

    liberal in benefactions to the poor; giving freely; generous; beneficent

  4. Charitable(adj)

    of or pertaining to charity; springing from, or intended for, charity; relating to almsgiving; eleemosynary; as, a charitable institution

  5. Charitable(adj)

    dictated by kindness; favorable; lenient

How to pronounce charitable?

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How to say charitable in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of charitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of charitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of charitable in a Sentence

  1. Sir Thomas Browne:

    Be charitable before wealth makes thee covetous.

  2. François Fénelon:

    Nothing will make us so charitable and tender to the faults of others, as, by self-examination, thoroughly to know our own.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.

  4. Barbara Underwood:

    As our investigation reveals, the Trump Foundation was little more than a checkbook for payments from Mr. Trump or his businesses to nonprofits, regardless of their purpose or legality, this is not how private foundations should function and my office intends to hold the Foundation and its directors accountable for its misuse of charitable assets.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    You can be charitable (generous) without being loveful (full of love). Yes! but dare to be charitable anyway. For, God almighty appreciates or rewards every act of charity. -Emeasoba George

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