Origin of charitable
Examples from the Web for charitable
In the meantime, Epstein has tried to use his charitable projects to float him back to the top.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Under the most charitable interpretation, his administration was simply mistaken.After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone|Nick Gillespie|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the way, killjoys, American charitable giving goes up by 42 percent during this season of crass materialistic greed and excess.
Since then, Gurira has become active in social justice and charitable causes.
He created a bunch of charitable foundations through which he could direct his campaigns.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Worcester is rich in charitable institutions and revenues for alleviating the distresses of poverty.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century|T. C. Turberville
These are often charitable and public-spirited, and active in municipal rather than in parliamentary life.The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves
Wakoof lands dedicated to the maintenance of holy places at Mecca, or to charitable institutions and sacred sanctuaries.
The educational and charitable institutions of Brunswick are many.
Yet the friars are to work if they are able and if their charitable and religious duties leave them time to do so.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for charitable
Word Origin and History for charitable
c.1200, in reference to the Christian virtue, from Old French charitable, from charité (see charity). Meaning "liberal in treatment of the poor" is from c.1400; that of "inclined to impute favorable motives to others" is from 1620s. Related: Charitableness; charitably.