Benevolent

  • 21benevolent — adjective 1) a benevolent patriarch Syn: kind, kindly, kindhearted, bighearted, good natured, good, benign, compassionate, caring, altruistic, humanitarian, philanthropic; generous, magnanimous, munificent, unselfish, openha …

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  • 22benevolent — adj. 1 wishing to do good; actively friendly and helpful. 2 charitable (benevolent fund; benevolent society). Derivatives: benevolence n. benevolently adv. Etymology: ME f. OF benivolent f. L bene volens entis well wishing f. velle wish …

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  • 23benevolent — adjective a) Having a disposition to do good. :: Chinese and Eastern mythologies describe dragons as benevolent. b) Possessing or manifesting love for mankind. Ant: malevolent …

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  • 24benevolent — adj. Benevolent is used with these nouns: ↑deity, ↑dictatorship, ↑fund …

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  • 25benevolent — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. kind, generous, altruistic, helpful; see kind . See Synonym Study at kind . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a. [buh NEV uh lunt] kindly, doing good, charitable. The United Way is a benevolent… …

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  • 26benevolent — be|nev|o|lent [ bə nevələnt ] adjective FORMAL willing to help and be generous towards people a. used about people s behavior and actions: a benevolent smile ╾ be|nev|o|lence noun uncount ╾ be|nev|o|lent|ly adverb …

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  • 27benevolent — UK [bəˈnev(ə)lənt] / US [bəˈnevələnt] adjective formal a) willing to help and be generous towards people b) used about people s behaviour and actions a benevolent smile Derived words: benevolence noun uncountable benevolently adverb …

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  • 28benevolent — /bəˈnɛvələnt / (say buh nevuhluhnt) adjective 1. desiring to do good for others. 2. intended for benefits rather than profit: a benevolent institution. {Latin benevolens well wishing; replacing Middle English benyvolent, from Old French… …

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  • 29benevolent — Charitable. 51 Am J1st Tax § 601; philanthropic, Anno: 115 ALR 1138; but at times something different from what such terms suggest. A word descriptive of a gift, too broad in scope for the gift to qualify as a charitable trust. 15 Am J2d Char § 9 …

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  • 30benevolent — Synonyms and related words: accommodating, advantageous, affable, agreeable, almsgiving, altruistic, amiable, amicable, auspicious, beneficent, beneficial, benign, benignant, big, bighearted, bon, bonny, braw, bueno, capital, caring, charitable,… …

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  • 31Benevolent — Velvillig, imødekommende …

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  • 32benevolent — be|ne|vo|lent [...vɔ...] <aus gleichbed. lat. benevolens, Gen. benevolentis> (veraltet) wohlwollend …

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  • 33benevolent — be nev·o·lent || nt adj. generous, kind …

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  • 34benevolent — adjective 1》 well meaning and kindly. 2》 (of an organization) serving a charitable rather than a profit making purpose. Derivatives benevolence noun benevolently adverb Origin ME: from OFr. benivolent, from L. bene volent well wishing , from bene …

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  • 35benevolent — a. Kind, benignant, benign, kind hearted, obliging, humane, tender, charitable, generous, liberal, philanthropic, altruistic, unselfish, disposed to do good, full of good will …

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  • 36benevolent — adj 1. kind, good, good hearted, warm hearted, humane, loving; altruistic, unselfish, considerate, thoughtful; kindly, kind hearted, beneficent, benign, benignant; generous, charitable, bounteous, liberal, open handed; magnanimous, philanthropic …

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  • 37benevolent — be·nev·o·lent …

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  • 38benevolent — adjective Syn: kind, kindly, kind hearted, good natured, compassionate, caring, altruistic, humanitarian, philanthropic Ant: unkind …

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  • 39benevolent — [bəˈnev(ə)lənt] adj kind and helpful benevolence noun [U] …

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  • 40benevolent —   See beneficent …

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