Charitable meaning

chărĭ-tə-bəl
The definition of charitable is being kind, forgiving and generous and helping those in need.

An example of charitable is someone who volunteers at a soup kitchen; a charitable person.

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Kind and generous in giving money or other help to those in need.
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Kind, generous.
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Having a purpose or character of a charity.
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Of or for charity.
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Kind and forgiving in judging others; lenient.
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Pertaining to charity.
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Origin of charitable

  • From Old French charitable.

    From Wiktionary