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Another word for beneficence

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Noun
  1. Kindly, charitable interest in others

      1. A desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence
      2. Something, such as an activity or institution, intended to promote human welfare.
      3. Love of humankind in general.
      1. The state, quality, or habit of being kind
      2. A kind act or kindly treatment
      3. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
      1. A kindly deed.
      2. The quality or state of being kindly.
      3. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
      1. Mercy; clemency.
      2. An excellence or power granted by God.
      3. (Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
      1. A good relationship, as of a business with its customers or a nation with other nations.
      2. The positive reputation of a business and its likely continued patronage by clients, considered as part of its market value.
      3. (Accounting) An intangible asset which takes into account the value added to a business firm as a result of patronage, reputation, etc.
      1. A welfare institution, organization, or fund
      2. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
      3. (Christian Theol.) The love of God for humanity, or a love of one's fellow human beings
      1. (Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
      2. (Rare, countable) A particular kind or instance of this quality.
      1. Benignancy; kindliness
      2. The quality or condition of being kind and gentle.
      3. A kind or generous act
      1. A gift given out of generosity.
      2. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
      3. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
      1. Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness.
      2. (Zoology) Instinctive behavior that is detrimental to the individual but favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes, as by benefiting its relatives.
      3. (Ethics) The doctrine that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual's actions
  2. Something given to a charity or cause

      1. The right to receive a periodical, etc., as by payment of a fixed sum
      2. A purchase made by signed order, as for a periodical for a specified period of time or for a series of performances.
      3. An agreement to receive or be given access to electronic texts or services, especially over the Internet.
      1. A contribution or gift, especially one made at a religious service.
      2. The act of making an offer.
      3. A gift or contribution
      1. A sheet or sheets of paper containing topical information, distributed to people attending a speech, lecture, or meeting.
      2. A worksheet, leaflet, or pamphlet that is given out (usually by hand) for a certain use.
      3. A gift of food, clothing, etc., as to a beggar
      1. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
      2. The act of giving:
      3. A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination:
      1. The act of donating
      2. The act of giving to a fund or cause.
      3. A gift or grant.
      1. Something contributed, as money to a charity or a poem to a magazine
      2. An article or other work submitted for publication.
      3. A payment exacted for a special purpose; an impost or a levy.
      1. Kindness or leniency in judging others
      2. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
      3. A voluntary giving of money or other help to those in need
      1. The money or help so given
      2. The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
      3. A charitable gift or deed.
      1. Money or goods given as charity to the poor.
      2. Money, food, clothes, etc. given to poor people
      3. Something given to the poor as charity, such as money, clothing or food.
    See also:

    give

  3. A charitable deed

      1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
      2. A philanthropic act, gift, institution, etc.
      3. Love of humankind in general.
      1. A subdivision of a governmental department:
      2. Public position:
      3. A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
      1. The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
      2. The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity.
      3. The thing or things offered; esp., the bread and wine of the Eucharist
      1. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
      2. A kind act or kindly treatment
      3. The state, quality, or habit of being kind
      1. A kindly deed.
      2. The quality or state of being kindly.
      3. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
      1. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
      2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
      3. A state of being held in such regard:
      1. Benignancy; kindliness
      2. The quality or condition of being kind and gentle.
      3. A kind or generous act
      1. A forced loan formerly levied by some English kings on their subjects
      2. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
      3. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
      1. The money or help so given
      2. The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
      3. The act of conferring aid of some sort.
    See also:

    kind

    give