Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of giving alms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The giving of alms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of voluntarily giving alms, of making donations to the poor, charity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun making voluntary contributions to aid the poor
  • noun making voluntary contributions to aid the poor

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.