charity (Meaning)

Wordnet

charity (n)

a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)

a kindly and lenient attitude toward people

an activity or gift that benefits the public at large

pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers

an institution set up to provide help to the needy

Webster

charity (n.)

Love; universal benevolence; good will.

Liberality in judging of men and their actions; a disposition which inclines men to put the best construction on the words and actions of others.

Liberality to the poor and the suffering, to benevolent institutions, or to worthy causes; generosity.

Whatever is bestowed gratuitously on the needy or suffering for their relief; alms; any act of kindness.

A charitable institution, or a gift to create and support such an institution; as, Lady Margaret's charity.

Eleemosynary appointments [grants or devises] including relief of the poor or friendless, education, religious culture, and public institutions.

Synonyms & Antonyms of charity

charity Sentence Examples

  1. The local charity organized a fundraiser to support families affected by the recent flood.
  2. Giving to charity is a fulfilling way to contribute to the well-being of others.
  3. His act of kindness towards the homeless man exemplified true charity.
  4. The charity event raised thousands of dollars for medical research.
  5. The spirit of charity was evident in the community's response to the disaster.
  6. Volunteering at the soup kitchen is a popular way to engage in charity work.
  7. The wealthy businessman donated a substantial sum to charity every year.
  8. Her commitment to charity earned her recognition as a philanthropist.
  9. The charity shop sells donated items to raise money for local causes.
  10. Participating in charity runs is a fun way to support charitable organizations.

FAQs About the word charity

a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals), a kindly and lenient attitude toward people, an activity or

philanthropy, welfare,almsgiving, donation, contribution, altruism, humanitarianism, dole, humanism, do-gooding

revenge, hate, vindictiveness, ruthlessness, venom, sadism, violence, vengeance, retribution, requital

The local charity organized a fundraiser to support families affected by the recent flood.

Giving to charity is a fulfilling way to contribute to the well-being of others.

His act of kindness towards the homeless man exemplified true charity.

The charity event raised thousands of dollars for medical research.