Philanthropic vs Almsgiving - What's the difference?

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Philanthropic is a related term of almsgiving.


As an adjective philanthropic

is of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.

As a noun almsgiving is

the act of voluntarily giving alms, of making donations to the poor, charity.

philanthropic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.
  • Synonyms

    * generous * philanthropical * charitable * benevolent * humanitarian * bighearted * giving * goodhearted * altruistic

    Antonyms

    * misanthropic * nasty * mean * hateful (of human race)

    See also

    * altruism * altruist * altruistic * altruistically * misandry (hatred of males) * misanthropist * misanthropy (hatred of human race) * misogyny (hatred of females) * philanthropically * philanthropist * philanthropy (benevolence towards human race) * philandry (love of males) * philogyny (love of females)

    almsgiving

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of voluntarily giving alms, of making donations to the poor, charity.