Giving vs Benevolent - What's the difference?

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Giving is a related term of benevolent.


As adjectives the difference between giving and benevolent

is that giving is having the tendency to give; generous while benevolent is having a disposition to do good.

As a verb giving

is .

As a noun giving

is the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

giving

English

(wikipedia giving)

Verb

(head)
  • ''These bright surfaces are sprayed with a fine spray of ink, thus giving them an even surface.' - First Usenet use via Google Groups, fa.human-nets, 6 May 1981 0359-EDT, Gary Feldman at CMU-10A

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • having the tendency to give; generous
  • To become like Christ involves everything else: becoming a loving and giving person, having confidence enabling you to be vulnerable (psychologically and physically; Jesus did both), having the wisdom to see people's needs and the desire to meet them. - net.flame - 26 Mar 1984 by Jeff Sargent

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
  • A gift; a benefaction.
  • (Alexander Pope)
  • The act of softening, breaking, or yielding.
  • * Addison
  • Upon the first giving of the weather.

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    benevolent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having a disposition to do good.
  • Chinese and Eastern mythologies describe dragons as benevolent .
  • Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
  • altruistic, charitable, good, just and fair.
  • generous.
  • Antonyms

    * malevolent

    See also

    * benevolence * benevolently * benevolentness