HyperDic: donor

English > 2 senses of the word donor:
NOUNperson donor, giver, presenter, bestower, conferrerperson who makes a gift of property
person donor(medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
donor > pronunciation
Soundsdow'ner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > donor: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningperson who makes a gift of property.
Synonymsgiver, presenter, bestower, conferrer
NarrowerIndian giverAn offensive term for someone who asks you to return a present he has given you
abnegatorOne who gives up or relinquishes or renounces something
almsgiverA person who gives alms
philanthropist, altruistsomeone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being
settlor, trustor(law) a person who creates a trust by giving real or personal property in trust to a trustee for the benefit of a beneficiary
subscriber, contributorsomeone who contributes (or promises to contribute) a sum of money
subsidizer, subsidisersomeone who assists or supports by giving a subsidy
tipperA person who leaves a tip
Broaderbenefactor, helperA person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
Spanishdador, donador, donante
Catalandador, donador, donant
English > donor: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host).
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Narrowerblood donorsomeone who gives blood to be used for transfusions
organ donorsomeone from whom an organ is taken for transplantation
Broaderbenefactor, helperA person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
Spanishdonador
Catalandonador

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