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Spanish translation of “charity”

charity

noun /ˈtʃӕrəti/ (plural charities)
kindness ( especially in giving money to poor people )
caridad
She gave clothes to the poor out of charity.
an organization set up to collect money for the needy , for medical research etc
institución benéfica
Many charities sent money to help the victims of the disaster .
charitable adjective ( opposite uncharitable ) kind
caritativo , comprensivo
a charitable act .
of a charity
benéfico
a charitable organization .
charitably adverb
caritativamente
She charitably gave them free food and drink .
charity shop noun (British ) a shop / store that sells things which people have given it in order to raise money for a charity; thrift shop / store (American)
Tienda de Segunda Mano
She runs a charity shop in aid of the blind .
(Definition of charity from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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