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charities, plural;
  1. The voluntary giving of help, typically in the form of money, to those in need

  2. Help or money given in this way
    • - an unemployed teacher living on charity
  3. An organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need

  4. Such organizations viewed collectively as the object of fund-raising or donations
    • - the proceeds of the sale will go to charity
  5. Kindness and tolerance in judging others
    • - she found it hard to look on her mother with much charity
  6. Love of humankind, typically in a Christian context
    • - faith, hope, and charity

  1. a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
  2. a kindly and lenient attitude toward people
  3. an activity or gift that benefits the public at large
  4. Jacob's ladder: pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers
  5. an institution set up to provide help to the needy
  6. This is a list of episodes of the Dilbert animated series in the order that they were aired.
  7. The following is an episode list for the Fox television sitcom Malcolm in the Middle. The show ran for seven seasons from 2000 to 2006 with 151 episodes produced.
  8. This is a list of people and characters named Charity: * Charity Adams, an army officer * Charity Brown, a film actress and singer * Charity Burbage, character from J.K Rowling's Harry Potter series. ...
  9. Charity is a drama in four acts by W. S. Gilbert that explores the issue of a woman who had lived with a man as his wife without ever having married. ...
  10. In modern usage, the practice of charity means the giving of help to those in need who are not related to the giver.
  11. Charity is a purely functional experimental programming language, developed at the University of Calgary. Based on ideas by , it is completely grounded in category theory.
  12. Christian love; representing God's love of man, man's love of God, or man's love of his fellow-men; In general, an attitude of kindness and understanding towards others, now especially suggesting generosity; Benevolence to others less fortunate than ourselves; the providing of goods or money ...
  13. A female given name
  14. (Charities) Boston to New York Aids Ride
  15. (Charities) In Personal Injury claims if your claim is settled successfully without issuing court summons or at the court, you will recover your solicitor's fees from your opponent. These are divided into base costs and success fees. ...
  16. (Charities) In some common law jurisdictions all charities must take the form of trusts. In others, corporations may be charities also, but even there a trust is the most usual form for a charity to take. ...
  17. (Charities) Organizations created for the purpose of philanthropic rather than pecuniary pursuits.
  18. (Charities) There are 35 homes and orphanages for poor children, nine refuges for penitents, one night refuge, four asylums and three almshouses for aged poor, and six hospitals. Much work is done amongst the poor by the Society of St. ...
  19. (Charities) This is a tricky one. Some people use this term to refer to all nonprofits, though legally and importantly there are lots of nonprofits that are not in any sense charitable (business leagues, social clubs, cooperatives, etc….).
  20. In its traditional legal meaning, the word "charity" encompasses religion, education, assistance to the government, promotion of health, relief of poverty or distress and other purposes that benefit the community. ...
  21. To dream of giving charity, denotes that you will be harassed with supplications for help from the poor and your business will be at standstill. To dream of giving to charitable institutions, your right of possession to paving property will be disputed. Worries and ill health will threaten you. ...
  22. Differentia: Motivated by pity
  23. or almsgiving, the first Paramitas. There are three kinds of charity in terms of goods, teaching (Dharma) and courage (fearlessness). Out of the three, the merits and virtues of the teaching of the Buddha Dharma is the most surpassing. ...
  24. which is derived from the Latin word carus, meaning dear, has a long religious history; for Christians, Jews and Muslims, for example, it has meant giving immediate relief to human suffering without passing judgement on those who suffer.
  25. Generosity toward others or toward humanity