noun, plural char·i·ties.
Origin of charity
SYNONYMS FOR charity
Related formschar·i·ty·less, adjectiveo·ver·char·i·ty, nounpro·char·i·ty, adjective
Definition for charity (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for charity
These brave souls took an icy dip in the ocean to ring in 2015 and raise money for charity.Diving Into 2015 With Polar Bear Plunge Extremists|James Joiner|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Gilkes says the charity auctions Paddle8 does are “extremely important” for this reason.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.Harry Chats With Ginger Spice Geri At F1 In Abu Dhabi|Tom Sykes|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That you have given away in charity must rather tend to brighten up your mind.The Gtakaml|rya Sra
It was not often that, as in the above instance, my mother's prudence got the better of her charity.Yankee Gypsies|John Greenleaf Whittier
But it was only Mrs. Davis's footman leaving a note for Leslie about some charity.The Sport of the Gods|Paul Laurence Dunbar
Overbearing to those he distrusted, irritable among shams, he was charity itself to real merit and to the poor.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
It struck and injured fatally an innocent outsider, who was taken to the Charity Hospital, in the rue Jacob, and died there.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
British Dictionary definitions for charity
noun plural -ties
- the giving of help, money, food, etc, to those in need
- (as modifier)a charity show
- an institution or organization set up to provide help, money, etc, to those in need
- (as modifier)charity funds