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char·i·ta·ble

 (chăr′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Generous in giving money or other help to the needy: "found her way to a charitable family, the kind who take in babies left on their front porch" (Rachel Simon).
b. Of, for, or concerned with charity: a charitable donation. See Synonyms at benevolent.
2.
a. Lenient or forbearing in judging others.
b. Characterized by lenient or forbearing judgment: a charitable interpretation of the politician's remarks.

char′i·ta·ble·ness n.
char′i·ta·bly adv.

charitable

(ˈtʃærɪtəbəl)
adj
1. generous in giving to the needy
2. kind or lenient in one's attitude towards others
3. concerned with or involving charity
ˈcharitableness n
ˈcharitably adv

char•i•ta•ble

(ˈtʃær ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
1. generous in gifts to aid the indigent, ill, homeless, etc.
2. kindly or lenient in judging people.
3. of or concerned with charity: a charitable institution.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old French]
char′i•ta•ble•ness, n.
char′i•ta•bly, adv.
syn: See generous.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.charitable - relating to or characterized by charity; "a charitable foundation"
2.charitable - full of love and generosity; "charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"
generous - willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation"
uncharitable - lacking love and generosity; "all pious words and uncharitable deeds"- Charles Reade
3.charitable - 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"
kind - having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"

charitable

adjective
1. benevolent, liberal, generous, lavish, philanthropic, bountiful, beneficent He made large donations to numerous charitable organizations.
benevolent mean, stingy, ungenerous

charitable

adjective
1. Of or concerned with charity:
2. Not strict or severe:
3. Concerned with human welfare and the alleviation of suffering:
Translations
خَيْريمُحْسِن، مُتَصَدِّق، مُتَرَفِّق
charitativnídobročinnýšlechetný
godgørendevelgørende
jótékonysági
góîgerîar-góîgjarn
hayır işleriyle uğraşansevecenyardımsever

charitable

[ˈtʃærɪtəbl] ADJ
1. (= helping needy) [organization, society, institution, donation] → benéfico
charitable trustfundación f benéfica
to have charitable statustener categoría de organización benéfica
charitable workobras fpl benéficas, obras fpl de beneficiencia
2. (= kindly) [person, deed, gesture] → benévolo, caritativo; [remark, view] → comprensivo
to be charitable to sbmostrarse benévolo con algn
to take a charitable view of sthtener una visión comprensiva de algo, adoptar un punto de vista comprensivo sobre algo

charitable

[ˈtʃærɪtəbəl] adj
[event] → de bienfaisance; [institution] → caritative; [deed] → de charité
(= not unkind) → charitable
To be charitable, I suppose they meant well
BUT Pour être indulgent, je dirais qu'ils pensaient bien faire.

charitable

adjmenschenfreundlich, gütig; (= dispensing charity) trust, organizationWohltätigkeits-, karitativ; (= financially generous, tolerant)großzügig; thought, remark etcfreundlich; to have charitable statusals gemeinnützig anerkannt sein; a charitable deedeine gute Tat; he wasn’t very charitable about his bosser äußerte sich nicht gerade schmeichelhaft über seinen Chef; I’m feeling charitable today, here’s £5ich habe heute meinen sozialen Tag, hier hast du £ 5; to take a charitable view of somethingetw milde betrachten

charitable

[ˈtʃærɪtəbl] adj (organization, society) → filantropico/a, di beneficenza; (person) → caritatevole; (deed) → buono/a, di carità, caritatevole; (remark, view) → indulgente, caritatevole

charity

(ˈtʃӕrəti) plural ˈcharities noun
1. kindness (especially in giving money to poor people). She gave clothes to the gypsies out of charity.
2. an organization set up to collect money for the needy, for medical research etc. Many charities sent money to help the victims of the disaster.
ˈcharitable adjective
1. (negative uncharitable) kind.
2. of a charity. a charitable organization.
ˈcharitably adverb

charitable

a. caritativo-a.
References in classic literature ?
This fine old robber-knight was a devoutly and sincerely religious man, hospitable, charitable to the poor, fearless in fight, active, enterprising, and possessed of a large and generous nature.
They were not exactly popular favorites, but they did receive certain undesirable morsels from the more charitable housewives.
Certainly wife and children are a kind of discipline of humanity; and single men, though they may be many times more charitable, because their means are less exhaust, yet, on the other side, they are more cruel and hardhearted (good to make severe inquisitors), because their tenderness is not so oft called upon.
And as his stomach kept grumbling more than ever and he had nothing to quiet it with, he thought of going out for a walk to the near-by village, in the hope of finding some charitable person who might give him a bit of bread.
Though now the middle of December, there had yet been no weather to prevent the young ladies from tolerably regular exercise; and on the morrow, Emma had a charitable visit to pay to a poor sick family, who lived a little way out of Highbury.
And like a sister of charity did this charitable Aunt Charity bustle about hither and thither, ready to turn her hand and heart to anything that promised to yield safety, comfort, and consolation to all on board a ship in which her beloved brother Bildad was concerned, and in which she herself owned a score or two of well-saved dollars.
The Abyssins are extremely charitable, and the women, on such occasions, will give even their necklaces and pendants, so that, with what I gave myself, I collected in the camp enough to pay the fine, and all parties were content.
That's your affair," returned Samson, "but to suppose that I am going home until I have given Don Quixote a thrashing is absurd; and it is not any wish that he may recover his senses that will make me hunt him out now, but a wish for the sore pain I am in with my ribs won't let me entertain more charitable thoughts.
Well, Miss Clack, what's the last news in the charitable circles?
She required a few pieces herself, the Foundation which, after many importunities, had gathered her to its charitable breast, giving nothing but bare planks and cheaply papered bricks to the objects of its solicitude.
The forlorn wanderers of the streets have (as I found it) one way always open to them of presenting their sufferings to the notice of their rich and charitable fellow-creatures.
Now when these poor sun-burnt mariners, bare-footed, and with their trowsers rolled high up on their eely legs, had wearily hauled their fat fish high and dry, promising themselves a good 150 pounds from the precious oil and bone; and in fantasy sipping rare tea with their wives, and good ale with their cronies, upon the strength of their respective shares; up steps a very learned and most Christian and charitable gentleman, with a copy of Blackstone under his arm; and laying it upon the whale's head, he says -- Hands off