HyperDic: donation

English > 2 senses of the word donation:
NOUNpossessiondonation, contributiona voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
actdonation, contributionact of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity / charity
donation > pronunciation
Soundsdowney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > donation: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause.
Synonymcontribution
NarrowerbenefactionA contribution of money or assistance
offeringmoney contributed to a religious organization
political contribution, political donationA contribution made to a politician or a political campaign or a political party
BroadergiftSomething acquired without compensation
Spanishaportación, contribución, donación, donativo
Catalanaportació, contribució, donació, donatiu
Verbsdonategive to a charity / charity or good cause
English > donation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAct of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity / charity.
Synonymcontribution
Narroweralmsmoney or goods contributed to the poor
subscriptionA pledged contribution
Broadergiving, giftThe act of giving
Spanishdonación, donativo
Catalandonatiu
Verbsdonategive to a charity / charity or good cause

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