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ALMS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does alms mean? 

ALMS (noun)
  The noun ALMS has 1 sense:

1. money or goods contributed to the poor

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


 Dictionary entry details 


ALMS (noun)


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Meaning:

Money or goods contributed to the poor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

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

contribution; donation (act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity)

Domain usage:

plural; plural form (the form of a word that is used to denote more than one)


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