Origin of donation
Related formspre·do·na·tion, nounself-do·na·tion, nounsu·per·do·na·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for donation
This was before Cassidy entered politics, and the Republican congressman now calls that donation a “youthful indiscretion.”Mary Landrieu-Bill Cassidy Louisiana Senate Race Heads to a Runoff|Tim Mak|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, a concert is a far more unusual gift that is rarely considered a donation.
Some saw their donation as a ticket to a theme park roller coaster ride.Speed Read: Kenneth Vogel’s ‘Big Money’ Shows How PACs Control Politics|William O’Connor|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The repairs cost an estimated $15 million, but the price tag was cut in half by a donation from David M. Rubenstein.
The Bradley donation, of $2,000, was made in 1989, as Bradley was a year out from his second re-election bid.Donald Sterling and the Neverending Fantasy of ‘Democrat’ Racism|Michael Tomasky|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Again he was in money difficulties from which he was released by a donation from his loyal friends.The Short-story|William Patterson Atkinson
It is by words of donation (I give, I grant) that Oswalds beneficia are praestita to his knights and thegns.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
It should be offered and accepted as an honor, not as a donation.The Joyful Heart|Robert Haven Schauffler
Please check the Project Gutenberg Web pages for current donation methods and addresses.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
But in the rough times which followed, the Duke's donation perished, only two or three precious relics being saved from the wreck.Oxford and Her Colleges|Goldwin Smith