alms definition

  • noun-plural:
    • cash or goods provided as charity into the bad.
    • cash or items offered as charity into the bad.
  • noun:
    • Something directed at the indegent as charity, including money, garments or food.
    • Anything offered gratuitously to alleviate the indegent, as cash, meals, or clothing; a gift of charity.
    • money or goods contributed toward poor
    • anything directed at the poor as charity, eg money, clothing or food.
    • Anything provided gratuitously to alleviate poor people, as money, food, or clothes; something special of charity.
    • money or goods contributed to the poor
  • others:
    • The act of relieving the needy; non-profit aid; ministration to your bad: as, to give profit alms.
    • whatever is fond of poor people or needy; a charitable dole; any such thing bestowed in charity.
    • The work of relieving the needy; altruistic help; ministration on poor: as, to provide money in alms.
    • what is given to poor people or needy; a charitable dole; everything bestowed in charity.

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