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 Dictionary entry overview: What does alms-giving mean? 

  The noun ALMS-GIVING has 1 sense:

1. making voluntary contributions to aid the poor

  Familiarity information: ALMS-GIVING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1alms-giving [BACK TO TOP]


Making voluntary contributions to aid the poor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


alms-giving; almsgiving

Hypernyms ("alms-giving" is a kind of...):

gift; giving (the act of giving)

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