Philanthropic synonyms

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Characterized by or resulting from benevolence
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Feeling, expressing, or inspired by love for one's country.
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Pertaining to charity.
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Of or motivated by altruism; unselfish
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Having personal motivation toward the betterment of the public.
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Designating or of a political party upholding liberal principles, esp. such a party in England or Canada
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Provided in abundance; plentiful
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Noble in mind; esp., generous in overlooking injury or insult; rising above pettiness or meanness
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Showing kindness and magnanimity:
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Showing great generosity:
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Showing beneficence; doing good
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Giving help; of service; useful
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Characterized by an emphasis on humanistic values and concerns:
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Of a sympathetic, helpful, or benevolent nature:
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Having or resulting from a kind heart; sympathetic; kindly
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Not selfish; putting the good of others above one's own interests; altruistic; generous
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Having, showing, or actively carrying out one's concern for the condition and affairs of one's community; public-spirited
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Done with or having an open hand:
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Given as charity; free
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Not seeking to produce a profit (a financial gain).
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Showing concern for the welfare of humanity, especially in acting to improve the living conditions of impoverished people.
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Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.
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Synonym Study

  • Altruistic implies a putting of the welfare of others before one's own interests and therefore stresses freedom from selfishness
  • Charitable usually implies the giving of money or other help to those in need
  • Humanitarian implies more direct concern with promoting the welfare of humanity, esp. through reducing pain and suffering
  • Philanthropic implies interest in the general human welfare, esp. as shown in large-scale gifts to charities or the endowment of institutions for human advancement
Find another word for philanthropic. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for philanthropic, like: benevolent, patriotic, charitable, altruistic, public-spirited, liberal, bountiful, magnanimous, generous, munificent and beneficent.