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Eleemosynarya. [LL. eleemosynarius, fr. eleemosyna alms, Gr. alms. See Alms.].
  •  Relating to charity, alms, or almsgiving; intended for the distribution of charity; as, an eleemosynary corporation.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Given in charity or alms; having the nature of alms; as, eleemosynary assistance.  Boyle.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Supported by charity; as, eleemosynary poor.  [1913 Webster]
     One who subsists on charity; a dependent.  South.


Eleemosynary, adj.
1 of or dependent on alms.
2 charitable.
3 gratuitous.

med.L eleemosynarius f. LL eleemosyna: see ALMS



almsgiving, altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, bighearted, charitable, complimentary, costless, expenseless, for free, for love, for nothing, free, free as air, free for nothing, free gratis, free of charge, free of cost, freebie, freehearted, generous, giftlike, given, good, gratis, gratuitous, greathearted, humane, humanitarian, largehearted, liberal, munificent, on the house, openhanded, philanthropic, unbought, unpaid-for, untaxed, welfare, welfare statist, welfarist, without charge




N giving, bestowal, bestowment, donation, presentation, presentment, accordance, concession, delivery, consignment, dispensation, communication, endowment, investment, investiture, award, almsgiving, charity, liberality, generosity, gift, donation, present, cadeau, fairing, free gift, boon, favor, benefaction, grant, offering, oblation, sacrifice, immolation, lagniappe, pilon, grace, act of grace, bonus, allowance, contribution, subscription, subsidy, tribute, subvention, bequest, legacy, devise, will, dotation, dot, appanage, voluntary settlement, voluntary conveyance, amortization, alms, largess, bounty, dole, sportule, donative, help, oblation, offertory, honorarium, gratuity, Peter pence, sportula, Christmas box, Easter offering, vail, douceur, drink money, pourboire, trinkgeld, bakshish, fee, consideration, bribe, bait, ground bait, peace offering, handsel, boodle, graft, grease, blat, giver, grantor, donor, feoffer, settlor, giving, given, allowed, allowable, concessional, communicable, charitable, eleemosynary, sportulary, tributary, gratis, donative, auctor pretiosa facit, ex dono, res est ingeniosa dare.

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