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1. charitable

adjective. ['ˈtʃærətəbəl, ˈtʃɛrətəbəl'] full of love and generosity.

Synonyms

  • philanthropic
  • eleemosynary
  • beneficent
  • generous

Antonyms

  • uncharitable
  • unsympathetic
  • uncongenial
  • uncompassionate

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • charity (English)
  • charité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Charitable

  • inheritable
  • heritable

Sentences with charitable


1. Adjective
You should also obtain an EIN if you intend to name more than one beneficiary on the charitable account.

Quotes about charitable


1. Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It

2. My father... very generous, very philanthropic, very charitable man. My siblings and I and my mother continue with always appreciating and always giving back. It's something I hope that I've become a role model for my children.
- Steve Tisch

3. Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
- Henry Ward Beecher

2. charitable

adjective. ['ˈtʃærətəbəl, ˈtʃɛrətəbəl'] showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity.

Synonyms

  • sympathetic
  • kindly
  • openhearted
  • good-hearted
  • large-hearted
  • kind

Antonyms

  • inharmonious
  • dissimilar
  • malign
  • uncommunicative

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • charity (English)
  • charité (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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