Origin of donor
Examples from the Web for 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|David Freedlander|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For this reason and others, some countries limit the number of offspring a donor can create.
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?”
The collection is to be kept separate, and to bear an inscription commemorative of the donor.
Thought it no more than justice to thank the donor, and assure her that their efforts were duly appreciated by the soldier.An Artilleryman's Diary|Jenkin Lloyd Jones
His last abode is prepared: his wealth once secured to our monastery, the donor shall be soon disposed of.
She thanked the donor with shy gratitude, and pressed the withered hand to her fresh young lips.The Sign Of The Red Cross|Evelyn Everett-Green
It is as perfect and complete as it can be, when the donor (like the Sun in furnishing us with light) asks us for nothing.Harmonies of Political Economy|Frdric Bastiat
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
Word Origin for donor
Word Origin and History 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.