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Definition of Charitable

Charitable

  1. Full of love and good will; benevolent; kind.
  2. Liberal in judging of others; disposed to look on the best side, and to avoid harsh judgment.
  3. Liberal in benefactions to the poor; giving freely; generous; beneficent.
  4. Of or pertaining to charity; springing from, or intended for, charity; relating to almsgiving; eleemosynary; as, a charitable institution.
  5. Dictated by kindness; favorable; lenient.

Charitable Quotations

September 11 is one of our worst days but it brought out the best in us. It unified us as a country and showed our charitable instincts and reminded us of what we stood for and stand for.
Lamar Alexander

Immediately after 11 September, the U.S. closed down the Somali charitable network Al-Barakaat on grounds that it was financing terror. This achievement was hailed one of the great successes of the 'war on terror.' In contrast, Washington's withdrawal of its charges as without merit a year later aroused little notice.
Noam Chomsky

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

The idea of kids helping other kids is such a great way to introduce children to being involved in charitable causes and volunteer work, setting them on the path to doing good for others throughout their lives.
Brandy Norwood

What charitable 1 percenters can't do is assume responsibility - America's national responsibilities: the care of its sick and its poor, the education of its young, the repair of its failing infrastructure, the repayment of its staggering war debts.
Stephen King
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Charitable Translations

charitable in Dutch is liefdadigheids-, charitatief