Examples from the Web for benefactor
He used to pay $55, says Abu Omar, but wages were cut recently because the benefactor could not afford to continue at that rate.Millions of Refugees from Syria’s War Are Clinging to Life In Toxic Conditions|Christopher Looney|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her benefactor is simply “him,” “my man,” and sometimes even “lover;” but not “boyfriend,” and never “husband.”China’s Concubine Culture Lives On in Mistress Villages|Brendon Hong|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Producer/comedienne Louise Palanker, who was a mentor and benefactor to the Arvizo family, was also there.Gavin Arvizo’s New Beginning: Jackson Abuse Accuser Gets Married at 24|Diane Dimond|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The good count was/is a local big shot and benefactor, but I can't seem to find out anything else about him.
Hizbullah will still dominate Lebanon and will still have its Iranian benefactor.
As my transports grew more moderate, and I found voice to thank my benefactor, he had still an answer.A Gentleman of France|Stanley Weyman
If he ceases to be a neighbour, he is still a benefactor and a customer.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
I was impressed with an ardent wish to be able to call this man my benefactor.Caleb Williams|William Godwin
You cannot see my benefactor, the man I will be giving my life for, but you have heard his voice.Tales of Our Coast|S. R. Crockett
And how has the benefactor of a great and powerful nation been treated by the British Government?Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland|Henry B. Stanton