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- Rhymes: -ɑːmz
alms (plural alms)
- Something given to the poor as charity, such as money, clothing or food.
- She gave $10 weekly to the poor as alms.
- Alms are distributed from the weekly collection for the purpose.
Related terms 
something given to the poor as charity
- indefinite genitive singular of alm