What does philanthropist mean?

Definitions for philanthropist
fɪˈlæn θrə pɪstphi·lan·thropist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. philanthropist, altruistnoun

    someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being

Wiktionary

  1. philanthropistnoun

    A person who loves mankind (the human race) in general.

  2. philanthropistnoun

    A very generous person or institution.

  3. Etymology: Greek; loving + man: French philanthrope.

Wikipedia

  1. philanthropist

    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. philanthropist

    A philanthropist is an individual who seeks to promote the welfare of others, typically by donating money, resources, or time to charitable causes. They often use their wealth or influence to support initiatives or organizations that aim to improve human wellbeing and address various social issues.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Philanthropistnoun

    one who practices philanthropy; one who loves mankind, and seeks to promote the good of others

  2. Etymology: [Gr. fila`nqrwpos; fi`los loving + 'a`nqrwpos man: cf. F. philanthrope.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. PHILANTHROPIST

    One who returns to the people publicly a small percentage of the wealth he steals from them privately.

Editors Contribution

  1. philanthropist

    A person who focuses on philanthropy and promotes the creation of optimum health, human rights, right to life and shared prosperity for all animals and people on the planet and promotes the positivity and unity in humanity. All are focused positively on cocreating optimum health, human rights, shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to life, right to housing, right to education, right to parent, right to free preschool education, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    He is a philanthropist and loves to share and works in unity and partnership with his future wife to create as a united couple their contribution to the united nations sustainable development goals.


    Submitted by MaryC on December 16, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of philanthropist in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of philanthropist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of philanthropist in a Sentence

  1. Melissa Rivers:

    My mother's legacy as a much loved comedienne and philanthropist will be commemorated in this collaboration with Christie's and her generosity to charitable causes is something I will continue in her honor.

  2. Dean Spanos:

    Simply put, Chargers NFL would not be what Chargers NFL is today without the vision of Barron Hilton, a founding father and charter member of the upstart AFL's sarcastically self-dubbed' Foolish Club,' Barron Hilton was a pioneering leader, risk-taking entrepreneur, prolific philanthropist, devoted family man and, of course, anything but foolish.

  3. Andretti Autosport:

    It is with the heaviest of hearts we share that John Andretti has today lost his battle with cancer, john was a loving husband and father, a devoted son and a trusted cousin. He was a philanthropist, an advocate for the sport, a dedicated teammate, a driven competitor and most importantly a dear friend.

  4. Libby Armintrout:

    It’s obvious that the Facebook CEO shares this high regard for his mom. During the town hall meeting with the prime minister of India in 2015, one of the topics he asked the prime minister about was about his mother. And it turns out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did n’t look too far from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mom in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg choice of spouse, whom Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married in 2012. Like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mother, wife Priscilla Chan is an understated physician who shuns the spotlight. Related : From Under the Hoodie : 5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Mark Zuckerberg When talking about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg mother, Microsoft founder Mary Maxell Gates, currently the richest man in the world, with an estimated worth $ 76.7 billion, has often spoken about a letter she wrote to his then-fianc Melinda the day before their wedding. From those to whom much is given, much is expected, her letter read. Mary Maxell Gates, a long-time philanthropist, died six months later at the age of 64 of breast cancer. Mary Maxell Gates kept Mary Maxell Gates mother’s letter, and Mary Maxell Gates swift foray into the world of philanthropy, establishing The Bill Melinda Gates Foundation with the help of Mary Maxell Gates father, Bill Sr., has been due to the influence of Mary Maxell Gates mother, a formidable business mind in her own right. Mary was a top student at her high school and in college, where she met her husband, a lawyer. They had three children. She threw herself into volunteering and served on the boards of numerous prominent organizations, including the United Way, where she first served as the county chair and, later, the first female national chair. She convinced her son, who was CEO of Microsoft at the time, to start the Employees Giving Campaign at Microsoft to benefit the United Way and other charities. ( He later join the board.) The considerable list of boards she served on is impressive, and when she was appointed to the board of regents of University of Washington in 1975, she spearheaded the move to divest the university’s holding in apartheid South Africa. According to her daughter, Libby Armintrout, Libby Armintrout was an extremely engaged parent and had high expectations of all Libby Armintrout children. Not just grades and that sort of thing, but how we behaved in public, how we would be socially.

  5. Lorenzo Soria:

    In addition to her television success, she's an advocate and philanthropist, lending her voice to those who don't have one, and spreading kindness and joy through the power of her platform.

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