Definition of Benefactor

1. Noun. A person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help).




Definition of Benefactor

1. n. One who confers a benefit or benefits.

Definition of Benefactor

1. Noun. Somebody who gives one a gift. Usually refers to someone who gives money to a charity or another form of organization. ¹

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Definition of Benefactor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benefactor

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benefactor (current term)
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Literary usage of Benefactor

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1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"am the poor duke's constable, and my name is Elbow ; I do lean upon justice, Sir, and do bring in here before your honour a notorious benefactor. " Angela. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"For that the said two suits of William H. Mount and others, and William Hirst and others, against the said steamship benefactor having been tried upon the ..."

3. Introduction to the English Reader, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and by Lindley Murray (1814)
"... of the advantages which he enjoyed ; his heart glowed not with gratitude and respect: lie avoided the society of his benefactor, and abused bis bounty. ..."

4. Seneca's Morals by Lucius Annaeus Seneca (1818)
"A GENERAL VIEW OF THE PARTS AND DUTIES OF THE benefactor. ... But there are also incumbent upon the benefactor other considerations, which will deserve a ..."

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