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Money or goods given as charity to the poor.
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  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.
The money or help so given
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  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.
An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
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  1. An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
  2. The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
  3. A charitable act or generous gift
The right of a joint tortfeasor to demand that the other tortfeasors supply their proportionate share of what is required to compensate the injured party.
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  1. The right of a joint tortfeasor to demand that the other tortfeasors supply their proportionate share of what is required to compensate the injured party.
  2. A payment made by a co-debtor or joint tortfeasor of her proportionate share of what is due. See also indemnity.
  3. A payment exacted for a special purpose; an impost or a levy.
The act of donating
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  1. The act of donating
  2. The act of giving to a fund or cause.
  3. A gift or grant.
Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
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  1. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
  2. The act of giving:
  3. A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination:
A sheet or sheets of paper containing topical information, distributed to people attending a speech, lecture, or meeting.
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  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
A contribution or gift, especially one made at a religious service.
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  1. A contribution or gift, especially one made at a religious service.
  2. The act of making an offer.
  3. A gift or contribution
The right to receive a periodical, etc., as by payment of a fixed sum
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  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.
(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.
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  1. (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.
  2. Instinctive behavior that is detrimental or without reproductive benefit to the individual but that favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes. The willingness of a subordinate member of a wolf pack to forgo mating and help care for the dominant pair's pups is an example of altruistic behavior. While the individual may not reproduce, or may reproduce less often, its behavior helps ensure that a close relative does successfully reproduce, thus passing on a large share of the altruistic individual's genetic material.
  3. (Ethics) The doctrine that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual's actions
The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
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  1. The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
  2. An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
  3. The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
A forced loan formerly levied by some English kings on their subjects
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  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.
Benignancy; kindliness
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  1. Benignancy; kindliness
  2. The quality or condition of being kind and gentle.
  3. A kind or generous act
(Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
  2. (Rare, countable) A particular kind or instance of this quality.
An attitude of kindness or friendliness; benevolence.
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  1. An attitude of kindness or friendliness; benevolence.
  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.
(Archaic) Mercy; clemency
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  1. (Archaic) Mercy; clemency
  2. An excellence or power granted by God.
  3. (Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
The quality or state of being kindly.
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  1. The quality or state of being kindly.
  2. A kindly deed.
  3. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
A kind act or kindly treatment
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  1. A kind act or kindly treatment
  2. The state, quality, or habit of being kind
  3. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
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  1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
  2. Something, such as an activity or institution, intended to promote human welfare.
  3. Love of humankind in general.
A merciful, kind, or lenient act.
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  1. A merciful, kind, or lenient act.
  2. A disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy.
  3. Forbearance, leniency, or mercy, as toward an offender or enemy
(Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
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  1. (Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
  2. An excellence or power granted by God.
  3. (Archaic) Mercy; clemency
Leniency.
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  1. Leniency.
  2. (Countable) A leniency: a specific act or instance of leniency.
  3. (Uncountable) Leniency: mercy or forgiveness in the assignment of punishment.
Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
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  1. Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
  2. The condition or quality of being lenient.
  3. A lenient act.
The state of being merciful; mercy.
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Alleviation of distress; relief:
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  1. Alleviation of distress; relief:
  2. Imprisonment rather than the death penalty imposed on those found guilty of capital crimes
  3. Compassionate treatment, especially of those under one's power; clemency.
(Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
  2. (Rare, countable) A particular kind or instance of this quality.
  1. Restraint under provocation.
  2. (Law) The act of giving a debtor more time to pay rather than immediately enforcing a debt that is due.
  3. The act of forbearing
(R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
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  1. (R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
  2. The state of being indulgent; tolerance:
  3. Self-indulgence:
(Uncountable) Leniency: mercy or forgiveness in the assignment of punishment.
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  1. (Uncountable) Leniency: mercy or forgiveness in the assignment of punishment.
  2. (Countable) A leniency: a specific act or instance of leniency.
  3. Leniency.
Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
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  1. Lenient treatment, as in disciplining or sentencing
  2. The condition or quality of being lenient.
  3. A lenient act.
(Med.) The natural or developed ability to resist the effects of the continued or increasing use of a drug, etc.
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  1. (Med.) The natural or developed ability to resist the effects of the continued or increasing use of a drug, etc.
  2. A tolerating or being tolerant, esp. of views, beliefs, practices, etc. of others that differ from one's own
  3. Freedom from bigotry or prejudice
Tolerance with respect to the actions and beliefs of others.
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  1. Tolerance with respect to the actions and beliefs of others.
  2. Official recognition of the rights of individuals and groups to hold dissenting opinions, especially on religion.
  3. Tolerance; esp., freedom to hold religious views that differ from the established ones
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