Charitable

  • (adj): Showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity.
    Example: "Was charitable in his opinions of others"
    Synonyms: kindly, sympathetic, large-hearted
    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 ... decline until she died at the end of 1739 during her illness she continued to make charitable donations. 10th Earl of Huntingdon, but also made many charitable legacies and left the estate of Wheldale, near Wakefield to The Queen's College, Oxford to support scholars from specified northern ...
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, National MS ... In addition to Merchants' direct financial support to many charitable organizations, Merchants also sponsors an employee-based committee known as Colleagues in Action (CIA) ... of activities, raffles, auctions, and casual days, the proceeds from which are donated to charitable groups ...
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 ... Alex has trouble convincing Alan Blunt that the charitable Damian Cray is planning to destroy half of the world, forcing Alex to investigate the situation himself ...
Lionel Louis Cohen - Charitable Work
... three city synagogues and various societies administering charitable relief in a chaotic and unscientific manner, and took a notable part in the efforts made ... of guardians for the relief of the Jewish poor, the chief charitable institution of the Anglo-Jewish community ...
Sweetapple
... Sweetapple is the charitable brand, creative consultancy and production company established by Elaine and Matthew Sweetapple ... Battersea Dog's Home, and 'GiveSure' Charitable Insurance ... and PR consultancy, the organisation's charitable works have developed a wider profile, winning several UK national awards these include the Institute of Public Relations "Outstanding ...

More definitions of "charitable":

  • (adj): Full of love and generosity.
    Example: "Charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"
  • (adj): Relating to or characterized by charity.
    Example: "A charitable foundation"

Famous quotes containing the word charitable:

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    Agnes E. Meyer (1887–1970)

    For my name and memory I leave it to men’s charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages.
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