Origin of donor
OTHER WORDS FROM donordo·nor·ship, nounpre·do·nor, noun
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How to use donor in a sentence
According to reporting from the Wall Street Journal, Jones obtained a prominent speaking slot by donating $50,000 to the effort — and helped secure hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional funding from a prominent Republican donor.When did the Jan. 6 rally become a march to the Capitol?|Philip Bump|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Greene said on Twitter late Wednesday that she had raised more than $330,000 from 13,000 small donors in 48 hours.House ejects Marjorie Taylor Greene from committees over extremist remarks|Mike DeBonis|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
The details are still incoming, but Matze says he had a disagreement with conservative donor Rebekah Mercer.
Engler, a former head of the Business Roundtable, made phone calls to influential donors and fellow GOP elder statesmen who could press the lawmakers privately.The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election|Molly Ball|February 4, 2021|Time
I literally felt savedThis article is courtesy of Shelly Tygielski, founder of Pandemic of Love, a grassroots organization that matches those who want to become donors or volunteers directly with those who’ve asked for help with essential needs.Dear Struggling Parents, It's Not Just You. This Is Hard|Susanna Schrobsdorff|January 31, 2021|Time
Sometimes politicians oppose reform for nefarious reasons—to protect a special interest or a major donor, for example.
What Florida donor is going to give to Rubio and not Bush?How A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 GOP Field|David Freedlander|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Recipients in a cryobank can peruse donor files and see hair color, eye color, race, height, IQ, and so on.Have Sperm, Will Travel: The ‘Natural Inseminators’ Helping Women Avoid the Sperm Bank|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Louis Bacon, another big donor, owns land all over the world, including a grouse-hunting estate in Scotland.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools|Zephyr Teachout|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other panelists rallied to the cause of “the invisible woman”—the second and generally anonymous egg donor.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction|Eleanor Clift|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Consequently, though the donor's intention may be subsequently altered, no obligation to make restitution will arise.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Although the charter proceeds from the crown or the government, it is considered as the will of the donor.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
Above these is a sandstone belt in which is cut the name of the donor, by vote of the City Government.
In connection with it is a handsome chapel, the gift of the late Deacon David Boutelle and named after the donor.
In this case the donor had escaped, as by a miracle, from a stroke of lightning.Great Artists, Vol 1.|Jennie Ellis Keysor
British Dictionary definitions for donor
- a person who makes a gift of property
- a person who bestows upon another a power of appointment over property