Philanthropy

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Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ philanthropy
philanthropy
humanity
humanitarianism universal benevolence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ endaemonism
endaemonism
deliciae humani generis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cosmopolitanism utilitarianism
cosmopolitanism utilitarianism
the greatest happiness of the greatest number
social science
sociology common weal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ socialism
socialism
communism
Fourierism
phalansterianism
Saint Simonianism
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ patriotism
patriotism
civism
nationality
love of country
amor patriae
public spirit
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ chivalry
chivalry
knight errantry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ generosity
generosity
&c. 942
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ philanthropist
philanthropist
endaemonist
utilitarian
Benthamite
socialist
communist
cosmopolite
citizen of the world
amicus humani generis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ knight errant
knight errant
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ patriot
patriot
PARAG:Philanthropy->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ philanthropic
philanthropic
humanitarian
utilitarian
cosmopolitan
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ public-spirited
public-spirited
patriotic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ humane
humane
large-hearted
&c.(benevolent) 906
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ chivalric
chivalric
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ generous
generous
&c. 942
PARAG:Philanthropy->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ pro bono publico
pro bono publico
pro aris et focis
=>(Cicero)

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  • Philanthropy —    Philanthropy was important in Byzantium (q.v.) both in theory and in practice. In theory, the emperor (q.v.), as God s viceroy on earth, was expected to set an example of Christian philanthropy. To this end, in major cities the state funded… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Philanthropy — Phi*lan thro*py, n. [L. philanthropia, Gr. ?: cf. F. philanthropie.] Love to mankind; benevolence toward the whole human family; universal good will; desire and readiness to do good to all men; opposed to misanthropy. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • philanthropy — I noun almsgiving, altruism, beneficence, benevolence, benevolentia, benignancy, benignity, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, brotherhood, brotherliness, brotherly love, charitableness, charity, considerateness, consideration, devotion to… …   Law dictionary

  • philanthropy — (n.) c.1600, from L.L. philanthropia, from Gk. philanthropia humanity, benevolence, from philanthropos (adj.) loving mankind, useful to man, from phil loving + anthropos mankind (see ANTHROPO (Cf. anthropo )). Originally in English in the Late… …   Etymology dictionary

  • philanthropy — *charity Antonyms: misanthropy …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • philanthropy — [n] humanitarianism alms, almsgiving, altruism, assistance, benefaction, beneficence, charity, contribution, dole, donation, endowment, fund, generosity, gifting, good works, helping hand*, relief; concepts 337,657 …   New thesaurus

  • philanthropy — ► NOUN ▪ the desire to help others, especially through donation of money to good causes. DERIVATIVES philanthropic adjective philanthropically adverb. ORIGIN Greek philanthr pia, from philanthr pos man loving …   English terms dictionary

  • philanthropy — [fə lan′thrə pē] n. [LL philanthropia < Gr philanthrōpia < philein, to love + anthrōpos, man: see ANTHROPO ] 1. a desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence 2. pl. philanthropies a …   English World dictionary

  • Philanthropy — Philanthropist redirects here. For the TV series, see The Philanthropist (TV series). For the academic journal, see The Philanthropist. Not to be confused with Anthropophilia. Philanthropy etymologically means the love of humanity love in the… …   Wikipedia

  • PHILANTHROPY — Introduction At the close of the 18th century the communal system of fund raising for charity with authority vested in the charity overseers (Gabba ei Ẓedakah) – to tax members of the community in order to ensure appropriate giving – was on the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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