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ZAKAT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does zakat mean? 

ZAKAT (noun)
  The noun ZAKAT has 1 sense:

1. the fourth pillar of Islam is almsgiving as an act of worship

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


 Dictionary entry details 


ZAKAT (noun)


Sense 1zakat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The fourth pillar of Islam is almsgiving as an act of worship

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context example:

the zakat is earmarked for the poor and disabled

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

charity (an activity or gift that benefits the public at large)

pillar of Islam ((Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims)


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