English to Afrikaans Meaning :: benevolent

Benevolent :
welwillende
- welwillendeweldadig
 

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Adjective(1) intending or showing kindness(2) showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity(3) generous in providing aid to others(4) generous in assistance to the poor

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(1) The charity gains financially, the company earns kudos, and the benevolent consumer gets to feel good about his or her contribution.(2) Property owned by a benevolent organization and used exclusively for benevolent purposes is exempt from taxation.(3) The benevolent fund needs donations so it can continue to combat isolation.(4) These days about 30 occupational benevolent funds run homes for the retired.(5) This is a benevolent fund, to which the coalmining companies contribute an amount that is levied on them, for the benefit of miners and their families, and the community.(6) Holmes, wearing a simple-minded smile on a benevolent face, shuffled his way toward the woman.(7) Local people generally consider themselves to be benevolent and good-willed, fair, honest and ethical.(8) I accept that is a taxing Act, but, on the other hand, they are intended to be beneficial and benevolent provisions.(9) This is a benevolent fund of the diocese set up to make provision for retired clergy.(10) On many accounts it was transcribed that they were gracious and benevolent .(11) If our clients had a specific trade or profession, we find out if there is a benevolent fund associated with that trade.(12) His benevolent smile was topped by the warm charm flowing from his eyes.(13) Bruno had many friends and it is heartwarming to know that so many people loved and respected this benevolent and generous man.(14) It was a benevolent organization that gave aid to fellow miners, their widows and children, as the many newspaper articles of the period record.(15) He shook himself out of his reverie to find Alicia staring at him and transformed his smirk back into a benevolent smile.(16) In this way a benevolent spirit is forged and wisdom is free to flourish.
Related Words
(1) be benevolent ::
wees welwillende
Synonyms
Adjective
1. kind ::
soort
2. charitable ::
liefdadigheid
3. eleemosynary ::
liefdadigheids
4. freehearted ::
vrijmoedig
Antonyms
1. atrocious ::
gruwelike
2. barbaric ::
barbaarse
3. barbarous ::
barbaarse
4. bestial ::
dierlike
5. brutal ::
wrede
6. brute ::
brute
7. callous ::
gevoellose
8. cold-blooded ::
koelbloedig
9. cruel ::
wrede
10. inhuman ::
onmenslike
11. inhumane ::
onmenslike
12. insensate ::
gevoelloos
13. savage ::
wrede
14. truculent ::
militant
15. unfeeling ::
gevoelloos
16. unkind ::
onvriendelike
Different Forms
benevolent, benevolently
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