Meaning of CHARITABLE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈcher-ə-tə-bəl, ˈcha-rə- ]


Date: 14th century

1. : full of love for and goodwill toward others : benevolent


a. : liberal in benefactions to the needy : generous

b. : of or relating to charity

charitable institutions

3. : merciful or kind in judging others : lenient

• char·i·ta·ble·ness noun

• char·i·ta·bly -blē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.