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Synonyms for charitableˈtʃær ɪ tə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. charitable(adj)

    relating to or characterized by charity

    "a charitable foundation"

    large-hearted, good-hearted, openhearted, kindly, sympathetic, benevolent

    unkind, uncharitable

  2. charitable(adj)

    full of love and generosity

    "charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"

    large-hearted, good-hearted, openhearted, kindly, sympathetic, benevolent

    unkind, uncharitable

  3. charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted(adj)

    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"

    kindly, philanthropic, sympathetic, benevolent, beneficent, likeable, good-hearted, harmonic, large-hearted, likable, charitable, freehearted, appealing, openhearted, eleemosynary

    uncharitable, unkind


  1. charitable(adjective)


  2. charitable(adjective)

    Pertaining to charity.


  3. charitable(adjective)

    Kind, generous.


  4. charitable(adjective)

    Having a purpose or character of a charity.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. charitable

    Human denotes what pertains to mankind, with no suggestion as to its being good or evil; as, the human race; human qualities; we speak of human achievements, virtues, or excellences, human follies, vices, or crimes. Humane denotes what may rightly be expected of mankind at its best in the treatment of sentient beings; a humane enterprise or endeavor is one that is intended to prevent or relieve suffering. The humane man will not needlessly inflict pain upon the meanest thing that lives; a merciful man is disposed to withhold or mitigate the suffering even of the guilty. The compassionate man sympathizes with and desires to relieve actual suffering, while one who is humane would forestall and prevent the suffering which he sees to be possible. Compare MERCY; PITIFUL; PITY.

    See synonyms for BARBAROUS.

    benevolent, benignant, clement, compassionate, forgiving, gentle, gracious, human, humane, kind, kind-hearted, merciful, pitying, sympathetic, tender, tender-hearted

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. charitable(a.)

    benevolent, kind, benign, full of good will

  2. charitable(a.)

    beneficent, liberal, free, bountiful, generous, munificent, open-hearted, free-hearted, open-handed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

charity, charities, philanthropic, benevolent, beneficial, merciful, beneficence, swd

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