HyperDic: benefactor

English > 1 sense of the word benefactor:
NOUNperson benefactor, helpera person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
benefactor > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'nahfae.kter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > benefactor: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help).
Synonymhelper
NarrowerbenefactressA woman benefactor
bondsman, bondswomansomeone who signs a bond as surety for someone else
donor, giver, presenter, bestower, conferrerperson who makes a gift of property
donor(medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
fairy godmotherA generous benefactor
good SamaritanA person who voluntarily offers help or sympathy in times of trouble
humanitarian, do-gooder, improversomeone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
liberatorsomeone who releases people from captivity / captivity or bondage
obliger, accommodatorsomeone who performs a service or does a favor
offerer, offerorsomeone who presents something to another for acceptance or rejection
patron, sponsor, supportersomeone who supports or champions something
providersomeone who provides the means for subsistence
savior, saviour, rescuer, delivererA person who rescues you from harm or danger / danger
sparersomeone who refrains from injuring or destroying
uncleA source of help and advice and encouragement
Broadergood personA person who is good to other people
Spanishayudador, ayudante, benefactor, bienhechor
Catalanajudador, ajudant, benefactor, benfactor

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