alms

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alms

 (ämz)
pl.n.
Money or goods given as charity to the poor.

[Middle English almes, from Old English ælmesse, from Late Latin eleēmosyna, from Greek eleēmosunē, pity, charity, from eleēmōn, pitiful, from eleos, pity.]

alms

(ɑːmz)
pl n
charitable donations of money or goods to the poor or needy
[Old English ælmysse, from Late Latin eleēmosyna, from Greek eleēmosunē pity; see eleemosynary]

alms

(ɑmz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
money, food, or other donations given to the poor or needy.
[before 1000; Middle English almes, almesse, Old English ælmesse « Late Latin elēmosynae (pl.) charity, alms; see eleemosynary]

alms

- Goes back to Greek eleemosune, "compassion, pity," and eleos, "mercy."
See also related terms for pity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alms - money or goods contributed to the pooralms - money or goods contributed to the poor
donation, contribution - act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

alms

plural noun (Old-fashioned) donation, relief, gift, charity, bounty, benefaction Alms were distributed to those in need.

alms

noun
Something given to a charity or cause:
Translations
صَدَقَه، صَدَقَات
almužna
almisse
ölmusa
išmalda
žēlastības dāvana

alms

[ɑːmz] NPLlimosna fsing

alms

[ˈɑːmz] naumône f

alms

plAlmosen pl

alms

:
alms box
nAlmosenstock m
almshouse
nArmenhaus nt

alms

[ɑːmz] npl (old) → elemosina sg
to give alms → fare l'elemosina

alms

(aːmz) noun plural
money etc given to the poor.