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benefactor

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noun ben·e·fac·tor \ˈbe-nə-ˌfak-tər\

Simple Definition of benefactor

  • : someone who helps another person, group, etc., by giving money

Full Definition of benefactor

  1. :  one that confers a benefit; especially :  one that makes a gift or bequest

Examples of benefactor

  1. With the help of a rich benefactor he set up a charity.

  2. <an anonymous benefactor gave the school a dozen new computers>



15th Century

First Known Use of benefactor

15th century

Rhymes with benefactor


BENEFACTOR Defined for Kids

benefactor

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noun ben·e·fac·tor \ˈbe-nə-ˌfak-tər\

Definition of benefactor

  1. :  someone who helps another especially by giving money





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