Synonyms for benevolent

Synonyms for (adjective) benevolent

Synonyms: eleemosynary, philanthropic, beneficent, benevolent

Definition: generous in assistance to the poor

Usage: a benevolent contributor; eleemosynary relief; philanthropic contributions

Similar words: charitable

Definition: full of love and generosity

Usage: charitable to the poor; a charitable trust


Synonyms: freehearted, benevolent

Definition: generous in providing aid to others

Similar words: generous

Definition: willing to give and share unstintingly

Usage: a generous donation


Synonyms: benevolent, kindly, large-hearted, openhearted, charitable, good-hearted, sympathetic

Definition: showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity

Usage: was charitable in his opinions of others; kindly criticism; a kindly act; sympathetic words; a large-hearted mentor

Similar words: kind

Definition: having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior

Usage: kind to sick patients; a kind master; kind words showing understanding and sympathy; thanked her for her kind letter