What does charitable mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word charitable.

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"

Wiktionary

  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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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say charitable in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

  3. Faisal Qazi:

    We weren't sure what kind of backlash would come to our charitable work.

  4. William Shakespeare:

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

  5. William Shakespeare:

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

Images & Illustrations of charitable

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