• (adj): Full of love and generosity.
    Example: "Charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on charitable:

Lady Elizabeth Hastings
... of about £3000 and gave half of this to various charitable causes, including local charities, a girls' school in Ledsham, and a school in Chelsea run by Mary Astell ... to decline until she died at the end of 1739 during her illness she continued to make charitable donations ... her nephew Francis Hastings, 10th Earl of Huntingdon, but also made many charitable legacies and left the estate of Wheldale, near Wakefield to The ...
... Sweetapple is the charitable brand, creative consultancy and production company established by Elaine and Matthew Sweetapple ... including WWF, Buglife and Missing Persons – 'DogMob' for Battersea Dog's Home, and 'GiveSure' Charitable Insurance ... Although it remains a commercial marketing, production and PR consultancy, the organisation's charitable works have developed a wider profile, winning several UK ...
Lionel Louis Cohen - Charitable Work
... On entering public life he found the three city synagogues and various societies administering charitable relief in a chaotic and unscientific manner, and took a notable part in the efforts made to remedy the ... of the board of guardians for the relief of the Jewish poor, the chief charitable institution of the Anglo-Jewish community ...
List Of Alex Rider Characters - Main Antagonists - Sir Damian Cray
... However, despite his charitable work and beliefs, Cray had a darker and more sinister side to him in order to fulfill some of his charitable notions, such as his campaign against animal testing, he ordered ... trouble convincing Alan Blunt that the charitable Damian Cray is planning to destroy half of the world, forcing Alex to investigate the situation ...
Merchants Insurance Group - Philanthropy
... Merchants Insurance Group supports a variety of charitable causes for organizations in the communities in which it does business, most notably The United Way, American Cancer Society ... to Merchants' direct financial support to many charitable organizations, Merchants also sponsors an employee-based committee known as Colleagues in Action (CIA) ... auctions, and casual days, the proceeds from which are donated to charitable groups ...

More definitions of "charitable":

  • (adj): Relating to or characterized by charity.
    Example: "A charitable foundation"
  • (adj): Showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity.
    Example: "Was charitable in his opinions of others"
    Synonyms: kindly, sympathetic, large-hearted

Famous quotes containing the word charitable:

    Against the charitable gesture there is no defence.
    Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

    She was so charitable and so pitous
    She wolde wepe, if that she saugh a mous
    Kaught in a trappe, if it were deed or bledde.
    Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?–1400)

    Family ... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.
    J. August Strindberg (1849–1912)