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donate

[ doh-neyt, doh-neyt ]
/ 藞do蕣 ne瑟t, do蕣藞ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), do路nat路ed, do路nat路ing.
to present as a gift, grant, or contribution; make a donation of, as to a fund or cause: to donate used clothes to the Salvation Army.
verb (used without object), do路nat路ed, do路nat路ing.
to make a gift, grant, or contribution of something; give; contribute: They donate to the Red Cross every year.
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Origin of donate

1775鈥85, Americanism; probably back formation from donation

OTHER WORDS FROM donate

do路na路tor, nounpre路do路nate, verb (used with object), pre路do路nat路ed, pre路do路nat路ing.un路do路nat路ed, adjective
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How to use donate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for donate

donate
/ (d蓹蕣藞ne瑟t) /

verb
to give (money, time, etc), esp to a charity

Derived forms of donate

donator, noun
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