Definitions for charitable
ˈtʃær ɪ tə bəlchar·i·ta·ble
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word charitable.
relating to or characterized by charity
"a charitable foundation"
full of love and generosity
"charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"
charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-heartedadjective
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"
Pertaining to charity.
Having a purpose or character of a charity.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: charitable, Fr. from charité.
He that hinders a charitable person from giving alms to a poor man, is tied to restitution, if he hindered him by fraud or violence. Jeremy Taylor, Holy Living.
Shortly thou wilt behold me poor, and kneeling
Before thy charitable door for bread. Nicholas Rowe, Jane Shore.
How shall we then wish, that it might be allowed us to live over our lives again, in order to fill every minute of them with charitable offices! Francis Atterbury.
Health to himself, and to his infants bread
The lab’rer bears: what his hard heart denies,
His charitable vanity supplies. Alexander Pope.
How had you been my friend else? Why have you that charitable title from thousands, did you not chiefly belong to my heart? William Shakespeare, Timon.
Of a politick sermon that had no divinity, the king said to bishop Andrews, Call you this a sermon? The bishop answered; By a charitable construction it may be a sermon. Francis Bacon.
The practice of charity is the voluntary giving of help to those in need, as a humanitarian act, unmotivated by self-interest. There are a number of philosophies about charity, often associated with religion.
Charitable refers to the act of giving help, money, goods, or other forms of support generously to people in need. It is usually associated with non-profit organizations, individuals, or activities that aim to improve the lives of others and solve social problems, often without any expectation of profit or return. Being charitable also describes the quality of being kind, selfless, and generous towards others.
full of love and good will; benevolent; kind
liberal in judging of others; disposed to look on the best side, and to avoid harsh judgment
liberal in benefactions to the poor; giving freely; generous; beneficent
of or pertaining to charity; springing from, or intended for, charity; relating to almsgiving; eleemosynary; as, a charitable institution
dictated by kindness; favorable; lenient
The numerical value of charitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of charitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
The greatest wealth consisteth in being charitable, And the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind. Experience is the most beautiful adornment And the best comrade is one that hath no desire.
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
This legislation will ultimately increase charitable giving by making these policies permanent and enabling charities to better serve those in need.
I know that Donald Trump has donated over $100 million to charitable causes over the last number of years. $100 million. That's an insane amount of money by any standard, we'll be happy to release that information. (The Trump family has) been tremendous supporters of non-profit causes throughout the years. Mr. Trump has been phenomenal about donating his time, his efforts, his land and his money to charitable causes for many, many years.
There are two ways to take it : The way charitable and favorable to Special Counsel John Durham is this is basically making a case for this being material, the less charitable interpretation is, this is Durham doing what Special Counsel John Durham's going to do, basically making Special Counsel John Durham pitch for Trump as a victim.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for charitable
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for charitable »
Find a translation for the charitable definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"charitable." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 4 Dec. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/charitable>.