good person

Definitions of good person

n a person who is good to other people

bad person
a person who does harm to others
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Andrew Carnegie
United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)
Peter Cooper
United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)
Ezra Cornell
United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)
Solomon Guggenheim
United States philanthropist; son of Meyer Guggenheim who created several foundations to support the arts (1861-1949)
John Harvard
American philanthropist who left his library and half his estate to the Massachusetts college that now bears his name (1607-1638)
Milton Snavely Hershey
United States confectioner and philanthropist who created the model industrial town of Hershey, Pennsylvania; founded an industrial school for orphan boys (1857-1945)
Johns Hopkins
United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)
Andrew William Mellon
United States financier and philanthropist (1855-1937)
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
First Viscount Nuffield
British industrialist who manufactured automobiles and created a philanthropic foundation (1877-1963)
John Davison Rockefeller
United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)
Commodore Vanderbilt
United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
Elihu Yale
English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)
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benefactor, helper
a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy
someone who devotes himself completely
good egg
(old-fashioned slang) a good person
mensch, mensh
a decent responsible person with admirable characteristics
plaster saint
a person (considered to be) without human failings
(figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable
angel, holy man, holy person, saint
person of exceptional holiness
square shooter, straight arrow, straight shooter
a frank and honest person
any well-liked individual
a person who is reliable and uncomplaining and hard working
one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment
a woman benefactor
bondsman, bondswoman
someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else
bestower, conferrer, donor, giver, presenter
person who makes a gift of property
(medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
fairy godmother
a generous benefactor
fakeer, fakir, faqir, faquir
a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
good Samaritan
a person who voluntarily offers help or sympathy in times of trouble
do-gooder, humanitarian, improver
someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
someone who releases people from captivity or bondage
accommodator, obliger
someone who performs a service or does a favor
offerer, offeror
someone who presents something to another for acceptance or rejection
patron, sponsor, supporter
someone who supports or champions something
someone who provides the means for subsistence
deliverer, rescuer, savior, saviour
a person who rescues you from harm or danger
someone who refrains from injuring or destroying
a source of help and advice and encouragement
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

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