Definition of Donate

1. Verb. Give to a charity or good cause. "She donates to her favorite charity every month"

Generic synonyms: Gift, Give, Present
Specialized synonyms: Pledge, Subscribe
Derivative terms: Donation, Donation



Definition of Donate

1. v. t. To give; to bestow; to present; as, to donate fifty thousand dollars to a college.

Definition of Donate

1. Verb. To make a donation; to give away something of value to support or contribute towards a cause or for the benefit of another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Donate

1. to contribute [v -NATED, -NATING, -NATES] - See also: contribute

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Donate

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don'tcha
don'ts
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donah
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donas
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donate (current term)
donate someone's body to science
donated
donated one's body to science
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donating
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donatism
donatisms

Literary usage of Donate

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"... 1870, which provided that it should be lawful for the council of any city, or the trustees of any incorporated town, to purchase lands, and to donate, ..."

2. English Usage: Studies in the History and Uses of English Words and Phrases by John Lesslie Hall (1917)
"donate is no doubt a popular derivative of donation, which has been established in English for centuries. If so, it is what is called a "back-formation"- eg ..."

3. To Die Before Death: The Sufi Way of Life by M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (1997)
"Should we donate our organs to science when we die or is that impermissible, ... If you donate your eyes, will it all be over? Will you be pardoned? ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"At the last commencement, July, 1882, Senator Joseph E. Brown, one of the trustees, proposed to donate to the university $50000, on condition that the State ..."

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