Definition of charitable adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    charitable

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtʃærət̮əbl//
     
     
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  1. 1 connected with a charity or charities a charitable institution/foundation/trust a charitable donation/gift
  2. 2helping people who are poor or in need His later years were devoted largely to charitable work.
  3. 3kind in your attitude to other people, especially when you are judging them Let's be charitable and assume she just made a mistake. opposite uncharitable
NAmE//ˈtʃærət̮əbli//
 
adverb Try to think about him a little more charitably.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: charitable