Definition of alms
- distributing alms to the needy
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'alms.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: money, clothes, food, and other things given to poor people
What made you want to look up alms? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
investment of mental or emotional energy
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Odd Habits and Quirks Quiz