Associations to the word «Charitable»


CHARITABLE, adjective. Pertaining to charity.
CHARITABLE, adjective. Kind, generous.
CHARITABLE, adjective. Having a purpose or character of a charity.
CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, noun. An organization with charitable purposes only.

Dictionary definition

CHARITABLE, adjective. Relating to or characterized by charity; "a charitable foundation".
CHARITABLE, adjective. Full of love and generosity; "charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust".
CHARITABLE, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats