Definition for charity

noun as in generosity, gift

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Example Sentences

Relief for individuals was provided through states, localities and private charities, typically in the form of food or goods rather than cash.

Royal patronages help charities to raise their profile — and often to raise funds.

The social network also erroneously blocked dozens of government and charity websites as well, including public health sites containing critical information about the pandemic during the first week of its coronavirus vaccine rollout.

Ally contributes $5,000 to each of the four finalists for their favorite charities and $10,000 to the winner to give to charity.

From Time

Ahead of the Big Game this Sunday, marketers’ plans for their ads are starting to come into focus as humor, celebrities and charity initiatives appear to be the most common themes.

From Digiday

These brave souls took an icy dip in the ocean to ring in 2015 and raise money for charity.

Gilkes says the charity auctions Paddle8 does are “extremely important” for this reason.

That side is volunteering extensively in his hometown of Flint, and recently, pastoring Charity United Methodist Church.

Jack Lundie, Director of Communications for the British charity Oxfam, defended the single to the Daily Beast.

Harry was in Oman for a charity polo match earlier this week, the Sentebale Polo Cup.

Be ye never joyful save when you have looked upon your brother in charity.

We soon found opportunity for another deed of charity not dissimilar to this, though its result was more auspicious.

His cheerfulness was unbounded, and it was matched by his goodness of heart, his broad charity, and common sense.

Never by word or action notice the defects of another; be charitable, for all need charity.

A something that is always waking up, and urging me to work out my own living, instead of depending on the charity of others.


On this page you'll find 139 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to charity, such as: donation, endowment, fund, philanthropy, alms, and alms-giving.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.