What does philanthropic mean?

Definitions for philanthropic
ˌfɪl ənˈθrɒp ɪkphil·an·thropic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beneficent, benevolent, eleemosynary, philanthropicadjective

    generous in assistance to the poor

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

  2. philanthropicadjective

    of or relating to or characterized by philanthropy

    "a philanthropic society"

Wiktionary

  1. philanthropicadjective

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

Wikipedia

  1. philanthropic

    Philanthropy is a form of altruism that consists of "private initiatives, for the public good, focusing on quality of life". Philanthropy contrasts with business initiatives, which are private initiatives for private good, focusing on material gain; and with government endeavors, which are public initiatives for public good, notably focusing on provision of public services. A person who practices philanthropy is a philanthropist.

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  1. philanthropic

    Philanthropic refers to the act of seeking to promote the welfare of others, typically through the donation of money, resources, or time to charitable causes. It is associated with the love of humanity and implies a desire to improve social, economic, educational, or health conditions in a society. A philanthropic person or organization prioritizes service and contributions to those in need.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Philanthropicadjective

    alt. of Philanthropical

Editors Contribution

  1. philanthropic

    Relating to philanthropy.

    There is a lot of philanthropic behavior on earth where people feel the desire to use the abundance they have to contribute to the lives of others.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of philanthropic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of philanthropic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of philanthropic in a Sentence

  1. Charlie Sheen:

    I am approaching a time of more of a philanthropic culture in my life.

  2. Alyson Roth:

    We are extremely proud of the accomplishment that Nicolai achieved. He proved to others two things: no matter what your challenge is, it can be overcome with the right mindset, dedication, and determination, and second, having a philanthropic heart for others makes a difference in people’s lives who have no other alternative.

  3. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Grey:

    Philanthropic people lose all sense of Humanity, it is their distinguishing characteristic.

  4. Thom Weisel:

    I'm still doing what I've been doing for 40 years - investment banking. But I'm also able to spend a fair amount of time with philanthropic activities, with my art, and time with my kids is incredibly rewarding. I like what I'm doing.

  5. New York Blood Center:

    NYBC's support of the chimpanzees was entirely voluntary, offered on a philanthropic basis to permit discussions regarding Liberia's need to fulfill their responsibilities until the Government of Liberia could take over, the Government of Liberia and animal rights organizations knew all along that our support was voluntary and could not continue.

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