philanthropist love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is actuated by a philanthropic spirit; one who loves mankind, or wishes well to his fellow-men and endeavors to benefit them by active works of benevolence or beneficence; one who from philanthropic motives endeavors to do good to his fellows.

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

  • noun One who practices philanthropy; one who loves mankind, and seeks to promote the good of others.

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

  • noun A person who loves mankind (the human race) in general.
  • noun A very generous person or institution.

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

  • noun someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being

Etymologies

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Greek; loving + man: French philanthrope.

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