Synonyms of charity in English:

charity


See definition of charity

noun

1‘they raised money for an AIDS charity’

SYNONYMS

non-profit-making organization, non-profit organization, not-for-profit organization, voluntary organization, charitable institution

fund, trust, foundation, cause, movement

2‘we may be poor but we don't need charity’

SYNONYMS

financial assistance, aid, welfare, relief, financial relief, funding

handouts, gifts, presents, largesse, donations, contributions, grants, endowments, scholarships, bursaries, subsidies

patronage

historical alms, almsgiving

rare donatives, benefactions

3‘his actions are rooted in self-interest rather than charity’

SYNONYMS

philanthropy, humanitarianism, humanity, altruism, public-spiritedness, social conscience, social concern, benevolence, benignity, beneficence, generosity, magnanimity, munificence, largesse

unselfishness, selflessness, self-sacrifice, self-denial

ANTONYMS

selfishness

4‘show a bit of charity to those less fortunate than you’

SYNONYMS

goodwill, compassion, consideration, concern, kindness, kindliness, kind-heartedness, tenderness, tender-heartedness, warm-heartedness, brotherly love, love, sympathy, understanding, fellow feeling, thoughtfulness, indulgence, tolerance, liberality, decency, nobility, graciousness, lenience, leniency

literary bounty, bounteousness

rare caritas

ANTONYMS

meanness