Origin of donor
Synonyms for donor
Related Words for donorcontributor, benefactor, patron, backer, angel, subscriber, philanthropist, savior, benefactress, altruist, almsgiver, presenter, grantor, donator
Examples from the Web for donor
Contemporary Examples of donor
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
December 16, 2014
For this reason and others, some countries limit the number of offspring a donor can create.The Real Problem With Sperm Banks
October 7, 2014
But luckily, between 2009 and 2011, two of his donor children, Emily and Devin, found him via the DSR.
Wendy Kramer is co-founder, with her donor-conceived son Ryan, of the Donor Sibling Registry (DSR).
To gauge his level of truthfulness, I asked, “So, you wouldn't mind if I included your donor identification number in the story?”
Historical Examples of donor
They would be cherished, not only for their own sake, but for that of the donor.Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
It is proposed that the donor of the amount name the hall at his discretion.
I am expecting,” he said, “that the donor will be paying us a visit here soon.The Traitors
E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
Underneath, on one side, kneels the donor, behind him stands S. Jerome.Six Centuries of Painting
In this case the donor had escaped, as by a miracle, from a stroke of lightning.Great Artists, Vol 1.
Jennie Ellis Keysor
- a person who makes a gift of property
- a person who bestows upon another a power of appointment over property
Word Origin for donor
mid-15c., from Anglo-French donour, Old French doneur (Modern French donneur), from Latin donatorem (nominative donator) "giver, donor," agent noun from past participle stem of donare "give as a gift" (see donation). Of blood, from 1910; of organs or tissues, from 1918.