Charity and Donation


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Charity noun – The giving of necessities and especially money to the needy.
Usage example: after amassing a fortune in the computer industry, the brothers devoted themselves to charity

Donation is a synonym for charity in generosity topic. In some cases you can use "Donation" instead the word "Charity" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like give, beneficence, contribution. popular alternative
Nearby Words: charitable, charily, Charita
Synonyms for Charity


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Donation noun – A gift of money or its equivalent to a charity, humanitarian cause, or public institution.
Usage example: a generous donation to the orphanage from an anonymous benefactor

Charity is a synonym for donation in give topic. You can use "Charity" instead the word "Donation" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as beneficence, contribution, gift. popular alternative
Nearby Words: donate, donated, donating, donative
Synonyms for Donation

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special special charity special donation
legitimate legitimate charity legitimate donation
large large charity large donation
anonymous anonymous charity anonymous donation

Both words in one sentence

  • When he wouldn't make the donation to a charity as promised, the folks behind Penny Arcade footed the amount in his name◊.
  • Ironically, Selina is only interested in making a showy donation to charity and not (at first) in Bruce; she agrees to go through with the date only after he turns on the charm.
  • Roy of the Rovers was once given a challenge by a millionaire to score 40 goals in a season, after which the millionaire would make a big donation to Roy's favourite charity.
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Donation or Charity. 2016. Accessed December 11, 2019.

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