1. alms

noun. ['ˈɑːlmz, ˈɑːmz'] money or goods contributed to the poor.


  • contribution


  • ælmesse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eleemosyna (Latin)

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Rhymes with Alms

  • vietnam's
  • cdroms
  • pogroms
  • suddam's
  • saddam's
  • mccombs
  • islam's
  • proms
  • guam's
  • brahms
  • yom's
  • toms
  • tom's
  • thoms
  • roms
  • rom's
  • moms
  • mom's
  • homs
  • hommes
  • dahms
  • coms
  • com's
  • bombs
  • bomb's

How do you pronounce alms?

Pronounce alms as ɑmz.

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Sentences with alms

1. Noun, plural
The funerals of wealthy citizens were often an occasion for giving alms to the poor.

Quotes about alms

1. Work is love made visible. And if you can't work with love, but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of the people who work with joy
- Kahlil Gibran

2. alms-giving

noun. making voluntary contributions to aid the poor.


  • giving
  • gift


  • disinherit
  • disable